lime kiln

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lime kiln

[′līm ‚kil]
(chemical engineering)
Furnace-type apparatus, usually a long, tilted cylinder that is slowly rotated, used to heat calcium carbonate, CaCO3, above 900°C to produce lime.
References in classic literature ?
Luckily the boy was case-hardened, and would have smoked a small lime-kiln if anybody had treated him with it.
From head to foot I was powdered almost as white with chalk and dust, as if I had come out of a lime-kiln.
At length we halted, thoroughly worn out with fatigue and with that hope deferred which maketh the heart sick, and ate up our poor remaining piece of biltong and drank our last sup of water, for our throats were like lime-kilns.
Given that they must have evolved to thrive at the highly alkaline lime-kiln site in only a few decades, it is highly likely that similar bacteria will behave in the same way and adapt to living off ISA in and around buried cement-based nuclear waste quite quickly.
A 13th century lime-kiln, built by a team of volunteers under the direction of renowned British architect and lime specialist Stafford Holmes, is the most recent addition to the historic collection at the St Fagans museum.
As a columnist he wrote about the Lime-Kiln Club, a forerunner of humorous accounts of African American social life.