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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.
The durability of limewashes can be improved by adding small amounts of common salts or stearates.
Every summer he cleans out his cellars and limewashes all over.
"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.