Definitions for quicklimeˈkwɪkˌlaɪm

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. calcium oxide, quicklime, lime, calx, calcined lime, fluxing lime, unslaked lime, burnt lime(noun)

    a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide

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  1. quicklime(Noun)

    lime, (calcium oxide), produced by heating limestone; on treatment with water it gives slaked lime

  2. quicklime(Verb)

    To treat with quicklime.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Quicklime(adj)

    calcium oxide; unslacked lime; -- so called because when wet it develops great heat. See 4th Lime, 2

  2. Origin: [See Quick, a.]

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