acetate of lime

acetate of lime

[′as·ə‚tāt əv ′līm]
(organic chemistry)
Calcium acetate made from pyroligneous acid and a water suspension of calcium hydroxide.
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The men later expanded their enterprise by establishing a chemical plant that manufactured charcoal, acetate of lime, and wood alcohol.
Scottish immigrants who settled in Sullivan and Delaware counties introduced a technique for making acetate of lime by destructively distilling hardwood trees.
Yellow birch is one of the principal woods used for hardwood distillation to produce wood alcohol, acetate of lime, charcoal, tar and oils.