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limewater

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A saturated solution of calcium hydroxide in water. When carbon dioxide gas is bubbled through limewater, a ‘milky’ precipitate of calcium carbonate is formed:Ca(OH)2(aq)+CO2(g) → CaCO3(s)+Hnull...

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limewater

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 122 words.

A saturated solution of *calcium hydroxide in water. When carbon dioxide gas is bubbled through limewater, a ‘milky’ precipitate

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limewater

Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 120 words.

A saturated solution of *calcium hydroxide in water. When carbon dioxide gas is bubbled through limewater, a ‘milky’ precipitate

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limewater

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A saturated solution of calcium hydroxide in water. When carbon dioxide gas is bubbled through limewater, a ‘milky’ precipitate of calcium carbonate is formed:Ca(OH)2(aq)+CO2(g) → CaCO3(s)+Hnull...

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limewater

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 14 words.

Aqueous Ca(OH)2 The traditional name for a solution of calcium hydroxide in water.

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calcium hydroxide

Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 64 words.

A white solid, Ca(OH)2, which dissolves sparingly in water (see limewater); hexagonal; r.d. 2.24. It is

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calcium hydroxide

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 64 words.

A white solid, Ca(OH)2, which dissolves sparingly in water (see limewater); hexagonal; r.d. 2.24. It is

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calcium hydroxide

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A white solid, Ca(OH)2, which dissolves sparingly in water (see limewater); hexagonal; r.d. 2.24. It is manufactured by adding water to calcium oxide, a process that evolves much heat and...

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Lime secco

Gianluigi Colalucci.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 310 words.

Wall painting technique that is a variant of Fresco. The painting is executed with fresco pigments that have been mixed into a paste with water and lime. On drying they develop a...

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Secco

Gianluigi Colalucci.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1887 words.

Generic term given to any method of wall painting carried out on dry plaster, as opposed to Fresco, which is executed on wet plaster. When the pigments are oil-based, it is more correct to...

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