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Lime

Lime 1. To smear with a viscous substance, as birdlime. These twigs, in time, will come to be limed. (L'Estrange) 2. To... Read More

Lime water

Lime water calcium hydroxide solution; a saturated solution prepared by mixing 3 g of calcium hydroxide in a litre of... Read More

Soda lime

soda lime A mixture of calcium and sodium hydroxides used to absorb carbon dioxide in situations in which rebreathing... Read More

Calcareous

Calcareous Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium, or calcific material. Origin: L. Calcarius, pertaining to... Read More

Precipitated sulfur

precipitated sulfur sublimed sulfur boiled with lime water, the lime being removed from the precipitate by washing with... Read More

Hydraulic

Hydraulic Of or pertaining to hydraulics, or to fluids in motion; conveying, or acting by, water; as, an hydraulic clock,... Read More

Temper

temper 1. The state of any compound substance which results from the mixture of various ingredients; due mixture of... Read More

Chlorine

Chlorine (Science: chemical) chlorine. A greenish-yellow, diatomic gas that is a member of the halogen family of elements.... Read More

Benedict-roth apparatus

Benedict-roth apparatus (Science: apparatus, physiology) a device employed to measure the amount of oxygen utilised in quiet... Read More

Plums

plum A knot; a cluster; a group; a crowd; a flock; as, a plump of trees, fowls, or spears. To visit islands and the plumps... Read More

Hydrate

Hydrate (Science: chemistry) a compound formed by the union of water with some other substance, generally forming a neutral... Read More

Horn

Horn 1. A hard, projecting, and usually pointed organ, growing upon the heads of certain animals, especially. Of the... Read More

Bleaching

Bleaching The act or process of whitening, by removing colour or stains; especially. The process of whitening fabrics by... Read More

Aqueous solution

Definition noun, plural: aqueous solutions A solution wherein water is the dissolving medium or solvent Supplement Solution,... Read More

Earth

Earth 1. (Science: astronomy) planet that is the third in order from the sun. It is one of the four inner or terrestrial... Read More

Plaster

plaster 1. (Science: medicine) An external application of a consistency harder than ointment, prepared for use by spreading... Read More

Allomorph

Allomorph (Science: chemical) Any one of two or more distinct crystalline forms of the same substance; or the substance... Read More

Burn

Burn 1. A hurt, injury, or effect caused by fire or excessive or intense heat. 2. The operation or result of burning or... Read More

Lemon

Lemon 1. (Science: botany) An oval or roundish fruit resembling the orange, and containing a pulp usually intensely acid. It... Read More

Spread

Spread 1. To extend in length and breadth, or in breadth only; to stretch or expand to a broad or broader surface or extent;... Read More

Bass

Bass Origin: a corruption of barse. (Science: zoology) 1. An edible, spiny-finned fish, especially. Of the genera Roccus,... Read More

Product

Product 1. Anything that is produced, whether as the result of generation, growth, labour, or thought, or by the operation... Read More

Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... Read More