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(pl. calces) lime; oxide.
(chemical) or quicklime CaO (technical name calcium oxide) white powdery substance used in making mortar and cement. It is made commercially by heating calcium carbonate (CaCO3), obtained from limestone or chalk, in a lime kiln. Quicklime readily absorbs water to become calcium hydroxide (CaOH), known as slaked lime, which is used to reduce soil acidity.
ETYM AS., a plaster, from Latin emplastrum, Greek, to daub on, stuff in; en in + plassein to mold: cf. Old Fren. plastre a plaster, French plâtre. Related to Plastic, Emplaster, Piaster.
A mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings.
Lime and size in water; used for whitening walls and other surfaces.