THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also called calcium hydrate.
Origin of calcium hydroxide
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby calcium hydroxide
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British Dictionary definitions for calcium hydroxide
a white crystalline slightly soluble alkali with many uses, esp in cement, water softening, and the neutralization of acid soils. Formula: Ca(OH) 2Also called: lime, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, lime hydrate
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