Definition of Burnt lime

1. Noun. A white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide.

Exact synonyms: Calcined Lime, Calcium Oxide, Calx, Fluxing Lime, Lime, Quicklime, Unslaked Lime
Terms within: Atomic Number 20, Ca, Calcium
Generic synonyms: Oxide
Derivative terms: Lime



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burnt Lime

burnouses
burnout
burnouts
burnproof
burns
burns down
burnside
burnsides
burnsite
burnstickle
burnstickles
burnt
burnt-out
burnt alum
burnt down
burnt lime (current term)
burnt offering
burnt orange
burnt oranges
burnt sienna
burnt to a crisp
burnt umber
burntness
burnup
burnups
buron
burons
buroo
buroos
burp

Literary usage of Burnt lime

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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1849)
"Thoroughly burnt lime placed between slightly ignited charcoal, reabsorbe half the carbonic acid which it has lost. This compound loses all its carbonic ..."

2. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1889)
"Dead-burnt Lime is lime that has been imperfectly calcined and will not slake with ... Flare-burnt Lime is lime burnt in flare kilns, in which it is kept ..."

3. The Mining Magazine (1853)
"Average quantity consumed with burnt, lime . 153-20 or 100 pc coke. 137-75 or 90 pc coke. Difference. . . 15-45 or 10 per cent The practical saving is ..."

4. The Mineral Industry (1899)
"Dead burnt lime is formed especially if the impurities are evenly diffused through the stone. The ashes of the fuel and also the presence of alkali in the ..."

5. Manual of Chemical Technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner (1904)
"The freshly burnt lime is received in F. KK is a draught gallery ... The quality of the burnt lime is greatly influenced by the constitution of the ..."

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