lime water

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lime water

[′līm ‚wȯd·ər]
(pharmacology)
An alkaline aqueous solution of calcium hydroxide; used in medicine as an antacid.
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Kinetic phases of formation of slurry particles in lime-water. Herald of Odessa State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture, 42, 78-84.
Hominy is dried corn that is hulled and stripped of the germ before it is soaked in an alkaline lye or lime-water solution to remove the outer husk and make it tender and edible.