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lime•wa•ter



Pronunciation: (līm'wô"tur, -wot"ur), [key]
n.
1. an aqueous solution of slaked lime, used in medicine, antacids, and lotions, and to absorb carbon dioxide from the air.
2. water containing naturally an unusual amount of calcium carbonate or calcium sulfate.

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