Definition of shell lime in English:

shell lime

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[mass noun]
  • Fine-quality lime produced by roasting seashells.
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    • In villages in northern Tihama timber and straw are used, while in towns shell lime is more common; in southern Tihama timber and brick are used.
    • The production of lime plaster was started from shell lime and changed into lime stone plaster.
    • In combination with clay minerals and good compost, sea shell lime will ensure a sumptuous plant increase.

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