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quick·lime

(kwik'līm),
Unslaked lime. See: lime (2).

quicklime

(kwĭk′līm)
CaO; calcium oxide (unslaked lime). It forms calcium hydroxide when water is added to it.

quicklime

calcium oxide, called also unslaked lime.
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She was buried in quicklime to avoid the spread of influenza.
He draws upon the various properties and cultural associations of quicklime to make it alternately mark either purity or pollution.
First quicklime (calcium oxide (CaO)) is extracted from the limestone through a calcination process.
Souls vibrate--even when they don't know it--and hide in tiny rooms to contemplate the quicklime rush that has lasted so long.
The manufacture of cement, lime and plaster includes the manufacture of clinkers and hydraulic cements, including Portland, aluminous cement, slag cement and superphosphate cements, the manufacture of quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime and the manufacture of plasters of calcined gypsum or calcined sulphate.
The manufacture of cement, lime, and plaster includes the manufacture of clinkers and hydraulic cements, including Portland, aluminous cement, slag cement, and superphosphate cements, the manufacture of quicklime, slaked lime, and hydraulic lime, and the manufacture of plasters of calcined gypsum or calcined sulphate.
The report also covered the manufacture of quicklime, slaked lime, hydraulic lime, and plasters of calcined gypsum and calcined sulphate, according to GOIC.