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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The castigations with lime water eliminate the aggressiveness effect of water.
Nixtamalization involves cooking and steeping the corn in lime water.
Mr Ffransis, who runs a crafts business from his Carmarthenshire home, will take only an occasional sip of lime water to keep the pangs of hunger at bay.
Lime water is made by mixing a pound of slaked (hydrated)lime in one gallon of boiling water.
In limewash painting, the wall should first be rubbed over with water or weak lime water.
In the former, recovered sludge containing the magnesium is mixed with enough water to dissolve all the lime, and the sludge from this (containing all the magnesium in the recovered sludge) is wasted and clear lime water results.
Before the corn can be ground into flours or meals (harinas), shucked kernels are cooked and soaked in lime water to soften and loosen the tough outer hull.
the main sanitary measure comprises about 700m sewer pipe made of pe and 800m drinking lime water pipe made of stainless steel as press connection.