Limewater definitions

līm'wô'tər, -wŏt'ər
A clear colorless alkaline aqueous solution of calcium hydroxide, used in calamine lotion and other skin preparations and sometimes as an antacid.
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A solution of calcium hydroxide in water, used to neutralize acids and to absorb carbon dioxide from the air.
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(inorganic chemistry) A solution of calcium hydroxide in water, used as a simple test for carbon dioxide, and in skin preparations.
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