Slaked
Slake Slake, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slaked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slaking}.] [OE. slaken to render slack, to slake, AS. sleacian, fr. sleac slack. See {Slack}, v. & a.] 1. To allay; to quench; to extinguish; as, to slake thirst. ``And slake the heavenly fire.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

It could not slake mine ire nor ease my heart. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To mix with water, so that a true chemical combination shall take place; to slack; as, to slake lime. [1913 Webster]


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  • slaked — slaked; un·slaked; …   English syllables

  • slaked — adjective a) Allayed; quenched; extinguished; as, a slaked thirst. b) Mixed with water so that a true chemical combination has taken place; as, slaked lime …   Wiktionary

  • slaked — adj. mixed with water (of lime) sleɪk v. quench, satisfy a desire (such as hunger, thirst, etc.); moderate, lessen the intensity of something; extinguish, put out; combine lime with water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slaked — adjective allayed his thirst quenched he was able to continue • Syn: ↑quenched, ↑satisfied • Similar to: ↑mitigated …   Useful english dictionary

  • slaked lime — ► NOUN ▪ calcium hydroxide …   English terms dictionary

  • slaked lime — noun a caustic substance produced by heating limestone • Syn: ↑calcium hydroxide, ↑lime, ↑hydrated lime, ↑calcium hydrate, ↑caustic lime, ↑lime hydrate • Derivationally related forms: ↑lime ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • slaked lime — gesintų kalkių milteliai statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Miltelių pavidalo Ca(OH)₂. atitikmenys: angl. air slaked lime; powdered lime; slaked lime rus. известь пушонка …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • slaked lime — kalcio hidroksidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė Ca(OH)₂ atitikmenys: angl. calcium hydroxide; hydrated lime; lime hydrate; slaked lime rus. гашенная известь; гидратная известь; кальция гидроксид; кальция гидроокись ryšiai: sinonimas –… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • slaked lime — kalkių pienas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Praskiesta (< 20%) gesintų kalkių vandeninė skenda. atitikmenys: angl. lime cream; milk of lime; slaked lime rus. известковое молоко …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • slaked lime — a soft, white, crystalline, very slightly water soluble powder, Ca(OH)2, obtained by the action of water on lime: used chiefly in mortars, plasters, and cements. Also called calcium hydroxide, calcium hydrate, hydrated lime, lime hydrate. [1605… …   Universalium

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