magnesium lime[mag′nē·zē·əm ′līm]
Lime containing more than 20% magnesium oxide; slakes more slowly, evolves less heat, expands less, sets more rapidly, and produces higher-strength mortars than does high-calcium quicklime.
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Lime manufactured from limestone; contains some magnesium; used as finish lime in plastering or as mason’s lime in mortar.
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