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soda lime

a mixture of sodium hydroxide and calcium hydroxide.
Origin of soda lime
First recorded in 1860-65
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soda-lime, adjective Unabridged
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soda lime

a solid mixture of sodium and calcium hydroxides used to absorb carbon dioxide and to dry gases
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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.

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