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calcium light

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noun
a brilliant white light produced by heating lime to incandescence in an oxyhydrogen or other hot flame; limelight.
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Also called oxycalcium light.

Origin of calcium light

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for calcium light

calcium light

noun
another name for limelight
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