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  • n. Plural form of limewash.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of limewash.


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  • · Plain limewashes take a long time to harden, and are easily rubbed off.

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  • The durability of limewashes can be improved by adding small amounts of common salts or stearates.

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  • Every summer he cleans out his cellars and limewashes all over.

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  • "Inside, the early decorative schemes have been reinstated, with traditional limewashes in warm colours in the main building and the mid-twentieth century colour scheme in the porch extension, making this a cosy, if unusual, home."


  • (c) If the lime is to be sold for chemical or agricultural purposes or used for limewashes, a high calcium lime is essential, which places more severe restrictions on siliceous impurities than the requirement for cement production.

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