Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

soda lime

noun
1.
a mixture of sodium hydroxide and calcium hydroxide.
Origin of soda lime
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65
Related forms
soda-lime, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for soda lime
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for soda lime

soda lime

noun
1.
a solid mixture of sodium and calcium hydroxides used to absorb carbon dioxide and to dry gases
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
soda lime in Medicine

soda lime n.
A mixture of calcium hydroxide and sodium hydroxide used to absorb carbon dioxide in rebreathing apparatus and in anesthesia circuits.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for soda lime

Word Value for soda

5
5
Scrabble Words With Friends