limewater

noun
lime·​wa·​ter | \ ˈlīm-ˌwȯ-tər How to pronounce limewater (audio) , -ˌwä- \

Definition of limewater

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

First Known Use of limewater

circa 1500, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of limewater was circa 1500

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“Limewater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/limewater. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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limewater

noun
lime·​wa·​ter | \ ˈlīm-ˌwȯt-ər, -ˌwät- How to pronounce limewater (audio) \

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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