quicklime

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quicklime (countable and uncountable, plural quicklimes)

  1. lime, (calcium oxide), produced by heating limestone; on treatment with water it gives slaked lime

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quicklime (third-person singular simple present quicklimes, present participle quickliming, simple past and past participle quicklimed)

  1. (transitive) To treat with quicklime.