Lime (calcium Oxide)

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White, caustic, lumpy powder, CaO, used as a refractory, as a flux, in

manufacturing steel and paper, in glassmaking, in waste treatment, in

insecticides, and as an industrial alkali.

Slaked lime is calcium hydroxide, a soft white powder, Ca(OH)2, used in

making mortar, cements, calcium salts, paints, hard rubber products, and