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lime in Industry topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlimelime1 /laɪm/ ●○○ noun  1 lime.jpg [countable]DFF a small juicy green fruit with a sour taste, or the tree this grows on2 [countable]HBP a tree with pleasant-smelling yellow flowers syn linden3 [uncountable]TI a white substance obtained by burning limestone, used for making cement, marking sports fields etc syn quicklime4 [uncountable] a light yellowish green colour
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limeCalcium permanent hardness requires the more expensive sodium carbonate, whereas magnesium permanent hardness requires both lime and sodium carbonate.Some have occurred as a result of lime and fertiliser applications coupled with more intensive grazing of livestock.Serve on individual plates, garnished with lollo rosso and a wedge of lime.Apple or lime, pine or pistachio.The lime was mixed with flowers of sulphur so that the walls would give off sulphurous fumes when they got warm.