Sulphate of lime

  • 1 Lime plaster — is a mixture of calcium hydroxide and sand (or other inert [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filler (materials) filler materials] ). Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere causes the plaster to set by transforming the calcium hydroxide into calcium… …

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  • 2 Lime (material) — For other uses, see Lime (disambiguation). Limestone quarry in Brønnøy, Norway. Lime is a general term for calcium containing inorganic materials, in which carbonates, oxides and hydroxides predominate. Strictly speaking, lime is calcium oxide or …

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  • 3 lime light — Calcium Cal ci*um (k[a^]l s[i^]*[u^]m), n. [NL., from L. calx, calcis, lime; cf F. calcium. See {Calx}.] (Chem.) An elementary substance; a metal which combined with oxygen forms lime. It is of a pale yellow color, tenacious, and malleable. It is …

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  • 4 White lime — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …

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  • 5 Allan, Bridge Of —    ALLAN, BRIDGE OF, a village, in the parishes of Lecropt and Logie, county of Stirling, 4 miles (N.) from Stirling; containing 561 inhabitants. This village, which is pleasantly situated on the banks of the river Allan, formerly consisted only… …

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  • 6 Richfield, New York — Infobox Settlement official name = Richfield, New York settlement type = Town nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image mapsize = 250x200px map caption = Otsego County map with the Town of Richfield in Red mapsize1 = map caption1 =… …

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  • 7 alabaster — Gypsum Gyp sum (j[i^]p s[u^]m), n. [L. gypsum, Gr. gy psos; cf. Ar. jibs plaster, mortar, Per. jabs[imac]n lime.] (Min.) A mineral consisting of the hydrous sulphate of lime (calcium). When calcined, it forms plaster of Paris. {Selenite} is a… …

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  • 8 Alabaster — Al a*bas ter, n. [L. alabaster, Gr. ala bastros, said to be derived fr. Alabastron, the name of a town in Egypt, near which it was common: cf. OF. alabastre, F. alb[^a]tre.] 1. (Min.) (a) A compact variety or sulphate of lime, or gypsum, of fine… …

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  • 9 Gypsum — Gyp sum (j[i^]p s[u^]m), n. [L. gypsum, Gr. gy psos; cf. Ar. jibs plaster, mortar, Per. jabs[imac]n lime.] (Min.) A mineral consisting of the hydrous sulphate of lime (calcium). When calcined, it forms plaster of Paris. {Selenite} is a… …

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  • 10 Hauynite — Ha [ u]y*nite ([aum] w[ e]*n[imac]t), n. [From the French mineralogist Ha[ u]y.] (Min.) A blue isometric mineral, characteristic of some volcanic rocks. It is a silicate of alumina, lime, and soda, with sulphate of lime. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Selenite — Gypsum Gyp sum (j[i^]p s[u^]m), n. [L. gypsum, Gr. gy psos; cf. Ar. jibs plaster, mortar, Per. jabs[imac]n lime.] (Min.) A mineral consisting of the hydrous sulphate of lime (calcium). When calcined, it forms plaster of Paris. {Selenite} is a… …

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  • 12 Coldstream —    COLDSTREAM, a burgh of barony, market town, and parish, in the county of Berwick, 14 miles (S. W.) from Berwick; containing 2857 inhabitants, of whom 1913 are in the town, and 150 in the village of New Coldstream. This parish, which is of… …

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  • 13 Anhydrite — An*hy drite, n. [See {Anhydrous}.] (Min.) A mineral of a white or a slightly bluish color, usually massive. It is anhydrous sulphate of lime, and differs from gypsum in not containing water (whence the name). [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 Alabaster — is a name applied to varieties of two distinct minerals: gypsum (a hydrous sulfate of calcium) and calcite (a carbonate of calcium). The former is the alabaster of the present day; the latter is generally the alabaster of the ancients. The two… …

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  • 15 Baden bei Wien — Infobox Ort in Österreich Art = Stadt Name = Baden Wappen = image photo=Baden austria 01.jpg imagesize=300px image caption= lat deg = 48 | lat min = 00 | lat sec = 12 lon deg = 16 | lon min = 13 | lon sec = 52 Bundesland = Niederösterreich Bezirk …

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  • 16 Bradford sweets poisoning — The Bradford sweets poisoning was the accidental arsenic poisoning of more than 200 people in Bradford, England in 1858; an estimated 20 people died when sweets accidentally made with arsenic were sold from a market stall. The event contributed… …

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  • 17 Nottingham alabaster — Panel from an altarpiece, 15th century Nottingham alabaster is a term used to refer to the English sculpture industry, mostly of relatively small religious carvings, which flourished from the fourteenth century until the early sixteenth century.… …

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  • 18 Girgenti — • The capital of a province in Sicily Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Girgenti     Girgenti     † …

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  • 19 Bordeaux mixture — noun A mixture of copper sulphate and lime that is sprayed on plants as a fungicide …

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  • 20 Ayr —    AYR, a sea port, burgh, and market town, in the district of Kyle, county of Ayr, of which it is the capital, 77 miles (S. W. by W.) from Edinburgh, and 34 (S. S. W.) from Glasgow; containing 8264 inhabitants. This place derives its name from… …

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