Origin of slake
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The other pandemic winners were home-delivery sites such as Drizly and Minibar, third-party services promising to slake your thirst within an hour of you placing an order over their apps.Buying alcohol online is becoming our new normal, and these home delivery apps are cashing in|Dave McIntyre|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
It just might slake the thirst of those living in remote or dry areas.Here’s one way to harvest water right out of the air|Sid Perkins|April 24, 2020|Science News For Students
Occasionally a rugged vat of this mud is found boiling away—very suggestive of slaking lime.Your National Parks|Enos A. Mills
If her association with him had begotten in Lola Montez a thirst for wit and genius, she had every chance of slaking it in Paris.Lola Montez|Edmund B. d'Auvergne
Fresh burned lime may be ground fine, so that it can be spread on land without slaking.
Burning and slaking afforded the only known method of reducing stone for use in sour soils.
Slaking, by the addition of water to the fresh burned lime, is the common method of getting the required physical condition.