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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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