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air-slake

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  • air-slake — verb alter by exposure to air with conversion at least in part to a carbonate air slake lime • Hypernyms: ↑slack, ↑slake • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * transitive verb also …   Useful english dictionary

  • air-slake — /air slayk /, v.t., air slaked, air slaking. to slake (lime or the like) with moist air. * * * …   Universalium

  • air-slake — /ˈɛə sleɪk/ (say air slayk) verb (t) (air slaked, air slaking) to slake by moist air, as lime …   Australian English dictionary

  • air-slack — transitive verb see air slake …   Useful english dictionary

  • slake — verb (slaked; slaking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English slacian, from sleac slack Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. archaic subside, abate 2. to become slaked ; crumble < l …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slake — verb /sleɪk/ a) To satisfy (thirst, or other desires); to quench. ‘Sir Launcelot, I se and fele dayly that youre love begynnyth to slake, for ye have no joy to be in my presence, but ever ye ar oute of thys courte [...].’ b) To cool (something)… …   Wiktionary

  • slake — [c]/sleɪk / (say slayk) verb (slaked, slaking) –verb (t) 1. to allay (thirst, desire, wrath, etc.) by satisfying. 2. to cool or refresh: to slake one s parched lips. 3. to combine (lime) with water or moist air, causing it to undergo a process of …   Australian English dictionary

  • Air-slacked lime — Slack Slack, Slacken Slack en, v. t. 1. To render slack; to make less tense or firm; as, to slack a rope; to slacken a bandage. Wycklif (Acts xxvii. 40) [1913 Webster] 2. To neglect; to be remiss in. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] Slack not the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • refreshment — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Invigoration Nouns refreshment, invigoration, recuperation (see restoration); ventilation; recreation, diversion, regalement, repast, food, nourishment. Informal, pick me up, bracer. See relief, pleasure …   English dictionary for students

  • Forge — For the process of shaping metal by localized compressive forces, see Forging. For other uses, see Forge (disambiguation). A blacksmith s coal forge …   Wikipedia

  • Fragipan — A fragipan is a diagnostic horizon in USDA soil taxonomy. They are altered subsurface soil layers that restrict water flow and root penetration. Fragipans are similar to a duripan in how they affect land use limitations. In soil descriptions,… …   Wikipedia

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