Definition of Caustic lime

1. Noun. A caustic substance produced by heating limestone.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caustic Lime

caustic alkali
caustic curve
caustic curves
caustic lime (current term)
caustic potash
caustic remark
caustic soda
caustic sodas
caustic sulphite caramel
caustic surface
caustic surfaces

Literary usage of Caustic lime

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1. The Collected Works of Sir Humphry Davy by Humphry Davy, John Davy (1840)
"OBSERVATIONS ON THE NATIVE caustic lime OP TUSCANY.* THE Duchess of Montrose was so good as to send me the caustic lime, which is the subject of the ..."

2. A Handbook of therapeutics by Sydney Ringer (1886)
"But caustic lime, having a strong attraction for water, will withdraw it from the dermis when deprived of its cuticle, and to tome extent effect the ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1872)
"The quantity of caustic lime which is present in tho cement keeps the plaster of Paris always fresh, that is, dehydrated, until mixed with excess of water ..."

4. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1863)
"I then either agitate the naptha with a solution of caustic lime, caustic soda, or caustic potash, (preferring lime or soda to potash as being cheaper) ..."

5. Experimental Researches in Chemistry and Physics by Michael Faraday (1859)
"JL HE interesting communication of Dr. Giovacchino Taddei respecting his discovery of caustic lime in the water of the ancient bath of Santa Gonda, ..."

6. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1905)
"It still remains caustic lime, but it is hydrated; put together CaO and H2O; that is water; ... That is still caustic lime; that is, lime that is burned, ..."

7. American Druggist (1885)
"The oxide of lead may also be replaced by caustic lime, and the quinine extracted with chloroform. The Helv. obtains the same result by triturating 1 part ..."

8. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1885)
"The Separation of Lead by caustic lime.—From the Walker Lake Bulletin of April 30th, 1884, it appears that at the Mount Cory mill, Nevada, caustic lime is ..."

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