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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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The scale has been used in several research studies (Lynch, 1994; Slaker, Albino, Fox, & Davis, 1980).
The scrubbing system contains an additive preparation system consisting of a lime storage silo, slaker, and lime slurry storage and additive feed tanks with installed mixers and slurry feed pumps.