Definitions

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  • adjective Allayed; quenched; extinguished; as, a slaked thirst.
  • adjective Mixed with water so that a true chemical combination has taken place; as, slaked lime.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of slake.

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  • adjective allayed

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Examples

  • Water is mixed - or 'slaked' - with quicklime, producing slaked lime (calcium hydroxide), whereby most of the heat which was used is again released.

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  • “Hydrated lime” (also called slaked lime) is produced by mixing the oxide forms with water.

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  • _Hydrated lime_, often called slaked lime, is a combination of stone-lime and water.

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  • Reacting the calcium oxide with water (H2O) yields calcium hydroxide (Ca (OH) 2) which Rolly calls "Builder's Lime" and is more descriptively referred to as either "slaked" lime (think of slaking your thirst) or hydrated lime.

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  • She pressed the shiny metal bar, drinking deeply until her thirst was slaked.

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  • She pressed the shiny metal bar, drinking deeply until her thirst was slaked.

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  • That ingredient is slaked lime, limestone that has been calcined, or heated to a high temperature, and then exposed to water.

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  • I slaked my thirst at the brook; and then lying down, was overcome by sleep.

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  • Write because you must get your revenge or your thirst slaked, or write because your heart is full enough to overflow.

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  • Write because you must get your revenge or your thirst slaked, or write because your heart is full enough to overflow.

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  • great word clovisp!

    June 23, 2007