limewater

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noun lime·wa·ter \ˈlīm-ˌwȯ-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of limewater

  1. :  an alkaline water solution of calcium hydroxide used as an antacid

Circa 1500

First Known Use of limewater

circa 1500


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limewater

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noun lime·wa·ter \ˈlīm-ˌwȯt-ər, -ˌwät-\

Medical Definition of limewater

  1. :  an alkaline water solution of calcium hydroxide used topically as an astringent or protective in various dermatologic lotions

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