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lime

(līm),
1. an alkaline earth oxide occurring in grayish white masses (quicklime); on exposure to the atmosphere it becomes converted into calcium hydrate and calcium carbonate (air-slaked lime); direct addition of water to calcium oxide produces calcium hydrate (slaked lime). Synonym(s): calcium oxide, calx (1)
2. Fruit of the lime tree, Citrus medica (family Rutaceae), which is a source of ascorbic acid and acts as an antiscorbutic agent.
[O.E. līm, birdlime]

slaked lime

slaked lime

unslaked lime (calcium oxide) to which water has been added. Called also calcium hydroxide. See also lime water.
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Mixed or filtered through slaked lime the sodium sulphate produced sodium hydroxide or, as it's more commonly called, caustic soda.
Hahnemann prepared it by distilling a mixture of recently slaked lime and previously burned and melted potassium bisulphate.
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Today, those that live within easy reach of trading stores use commercial brushes, and water based acrylic paints often mixed with slaked lime or earth to obtain pastel colours.
Lime can be mixed with water and used right out of the sack, but you're better off using slaked lime.
The slaked lime must sit for at least three months before using, but it can be bought pre-aged.
Additionally, the use of slaked lime prior to dewatering would be replaced with dry lime blending with the dewatered sludge cake.
To achieve these SO2 emission requirements many plants are using spray-dryer absorber (SDA) scrubbers, which include a rotary atomizer that uses slurry with slaked lime - or milk of lime - where the SO2 is absorbed by Ca(OH)2 to form CaSO3/CaSO4.
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Depending on various products, the market is segregated as agglomerated lime, calcined lime, hydraulic lime, lime sulfur, quicklime, refractory lime, slaked lime and others.
Iron is precipitated using slaked lime or limestone at around pH 2 while oxygen is fed to the reactors.
In Pakistan, betel quid (tam baku wala paan) is betel leaf filled with areca nut (a psychoactive agent), tobacco, spices and slaked lime.