1. quicklime

noun. a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide.


  • calcium
  • atomic number 20
  • unslaked lime
  • calx
  • burnt lime
  • Ca
  • calcium oxide
  • fluxing lime
  • oxide
  • lime

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Sentences with quicklime

1. Noun, singular or mass
Pour the quicklime or white latex paint into the bottom of a 10-gallon bucket.

2. Adjective
It is also used sometimes to prepare quicklime and on snooker cues.

3. Adverb
This uses quicklime in addition to copper sulfate and water, in quantities of 1 lb.