limewater

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

Definition of limewater

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

First Known Use of limewater

circa 1500

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limewater

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

medical Definition of limewater

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

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