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slake

1. To add water to quicklime, thereby hydrating it and forming lime putty.
2. To crumble or disintegrate on exposure to air or water.
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It was also called fat lime because it swelled to two to three times its volume when slaked i.e.
In addition to the standardized determination of the slake durability index, [I.sub.d2], the nature of the slaked material that is retained in the drum after each cycle of slake durability test must be quantitatively analyzed.
According to the guidelines, smokeless tobacco products include - Tobacco with or without flavourants: misri India tobacco (powdered) and qimam (kiman); Tobacco with various alkaline modifiers: khaini, naswar (niswar, nass) and gul ; Tobacco with slaked lime as an alkaline modifier and areca nut: gutkha, zarda, mawa.
Fragments from slaked soil aggregates include smaller aggregates and individual particles.
Intonaco is made from slaked lime, a lime powder to which water has been added.
Only our eventually slaked thirst or blanched bones can render the answer." Of course, I don't actually say this.
According to local dentist Dr Farook Suleman, the chewing of paan - a mixture of betel leaf, areca nut, slaked lime and flavoured tobacco - is a major health problem in the area.
"The NLC product range includes hydrated lime (slaked lime), quicklime, crushed limestone and agricultural lime." NLC sales volume was over 440,000 metric tonnes in the 1996/97 financial year.
If only I knew Which tree was which I could avoid the fateful one, And use the rest -- I could be sitting oblivious, Like these wasps, Thirst slaked with sweet cider, Or biting into That red one over there, Juice dribbling down my chin, The crisp flesh Satisfying my shrunken taste-buds.
For close to a century and a half, the mystical "moist element" of Greek mythology has drifted their timber, powered their mills, washed and peeled their logs, slaked their thirst, put out their fires-and streamed endlessly down their backs on rainy days.
But on the West side it's the veteran boozer where generations of Albion Rovers fans have slaked their thirst, celebrated, and, more frequently, drowned their sorrows.