: an alkaline water solution of calcium hydroxide used as an antacid
Examples of limewater in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe corn has undergone nixtamalization, which is the stripping of a corn's hard outer shell using limewater.
CNN, 27 Apr. 2022 For another pancake, head-on whiteleg shrimp were fanned in a circle and encased, fossil-like, in a puffy, slightly sweet batter made with flour, chili paste, fish sauce, sugar, and limewater, then fried to a deep russet.
Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 16 Oct. 2020
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