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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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Quick lime belonging to the variety of fat lime, when left exposed to the atmosphere, absorbed moisture and Carbon Dioxide and thus became air slaked.
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.
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.
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.
Contract notice: supply and delivery of slaked lime for the treatment plants of the community of communes of the country of conches
For the most part, though, ``Open Range'' works, and anyone with a hankering for an old-fashioned Western (and here's hoping that's a big crowd) will come away with their thirst slaked.