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1) lime, in botany. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Citrus aurantifolia) of the family Rutaceae (rue family), one of the citrus fruit trees, similar to the lemon but more spreading and irregular in growth. It is native...

2) lime-sulfur. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...lime-sulfur, mixture of calcium polysulfides formed by reacting (e.g., by boiling) calcium hydroxide (slaked lime) with sulfur. It is used as an insecticide and fungicide....

3) lime, chemical compound. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...lime, chemical compound, see calcium oxide....

4) caustic lime. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...caustic lime, see calcium oxide....

5) bog lime. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...bog lime, see marl....

6) slaked lime. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...slaked lime, see calcium hydroxide....

7) chloride of lime. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...chloride of lime, see bleaching powder....

8) mortar, in building. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lime mortar, a common variety, consists usually of one volume of well-slaked lime to three or four volumes of sand, thoroughly mixed with sufficient water to make...

9) calcium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Calcium is a malleable, ductile, silver-white, relatively soft metal with face-centered, cubic crystalline structure. Chemically it resembles strontium and barium;...

10) marl, type of soil. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Marl in which the lime is in the form of invertebrate shells is called shell marl. The term is loosely used for a variety of soils, some of which are low in lime...

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