/ (ˈlaɪmskeɪl) /
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a flaky deposit left in containers such as kettles by the action of heat on water containing calcium saltsOften shortened to: scale
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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Word Origin for limescale
from lime 1 (sense 1) + scale 1 (sense 3)
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