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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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The pediatric consortia grants initiative is a fabulous step and it's definitely important to keep funding," Slaker said.
It is rumoured Ben Stiller is in talks to star in a Hollywood remake with the Tropic Thunder star to play the lead role of recently deceased slaker Fred Mumford.
The plant will comprise a clarifier, a decanter centrifuge, a green liquor cooler, a slaker, causticisers, a pressure disc filter for white liquor and storage tanks.
The opener, Slaker, contains a list of original metaphors that is as humorous as it is exhaustive.
Middlesbrough and Cleveland won the team race for Sunderland Harriers and Middlesbrough Mandale's Slaker, who was runner-up in the main race, was the best placed veteran athlete.
The Jennings Cumberland Ale (4% alcohol by volume), a light, hoppy ale with a dry finish, is a welcome sight and slaker, even at a pricey pounds 2.
Available in four modal sizes, the Pulva Sizer effectively pulverizes uncalcined lime mud and inerts, allowing their return to the slaker.
com 301st Bomb Gp/Wg: Ken Slaker 215 Havencrest SE, Olympia, WA 98513; kenslaker@netzero.