Hydrated lime prepared by soaking quicklime in water. See calcium hydroxide.
Synonyms and Related Terms
calcium hydroxide; hydrated lime; slack lime; cal apagada (Port.)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
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