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slake

1. To add water to quicklime, thereby hydrating it and forming lime putty.
2. To crumble or disintegrate on exposure to air or water.
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Slake Durability Test and Fragment Size Distribution Analysis.
For the assessment of other properties, like impact strength index (ISI), slake durability index (SDI) and P-wave velocity, Schmidt hammer rebound number is considered as one of the most important parameter.
But if Turner was in the business of creating a vision of beauty, then three years earlier the Slake had been the scene of a sight which filled people with horror.
The powerful images led him to produce a set of canvasses, in oils and acrylics, and photographs which are on show at Bede's World in Jarrow until August 19 under the title: The River and the Slake.
From Germany, South America, and other locales, he brought back what he thought would slake the media's curiosity and thirst for knowledge.
An extra THREE MILLION pints of beer will help slake the nation's thirst - washing down around FIVE MILLION sausages.
But there's always the all-weather to slake the non-jumps punter's thirst, and it's even more fun now since the introduction of a Polytrack surface at Wolverhampton.
Brock is still more attack dog than thinker, so his book provides only a smattering of understanding--but plenty of opportunities to slake partisan bloodlust.
Someone had left a beer bottle next to the headstone, perhaps as an offering to slake the nameless prospector's thirst.
There is an opportunity to slake your claim and be part of something.
Helene had returned to Arkansas to bury her Aunt Annie b, the woman who had raised her, but that trip would take her into a maze of memories and revelations that would both slake her thirst to know and raise even more questions.
Chuck's Boat and Drive, under third generation president Mark Slake, continues to replace engines for booming tugs still in service.