soda lime
noun Date: 1862 a mixture of sodium hydroxide and slaked lime used especially to absorb moisture and gases

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • soda lime — n. a white, powdery mixture of sodium hydroxide and calcium oxide, used as a chemical reagent and as an absorbent for moisture and acid gases …   English World dictionary

  • soda lime — noun a mixture of sodium and calcium hydroxides; absorbs liquids and gases • Hypernyms: ↑mixture * * * ˈsoda lime 7 [soda lime] noun uncountable a chemical containing ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • soda lime — so′da lime n. chem. a mixture of sodium hydroxide and calcium hydroxide • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • soda lime — Смотри натровая известь …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

  • soda lime — noun a mixture of calcium oxide and sodium hydroxide …   English new terms dictionary

  • soda lime — /ˈsoʊdə laɪm/ (say sohduh luym) noun a mixture of sodium hydroxide and calcium hydroxide …   Australian English dictionary

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