Definitions for: Quicklime


[n] a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide



Webster (1913) Definition: Quick"lime, n. [See Quick, a.] (Chem.)
Calcium oxide; unslacked lime; -- so called because when wet
it develops great heat. See 4th Lime, 2.

Synonyms: burnt lime, calcined lime, calcium oxide, calx, fluxing lime, lime, unslaked lime

See Also: atomic number 20, Ca, calcium, oxide


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