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.
With the spread of the Industrial Revolution, the garment industry required certain chemicals derived from wood, including acetate of lime, for the manufacture of woolen cloth.
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