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soda lime

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Definition of soda lime in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A mixture of calcium oxide and sodium hydroxide.
Example sentences
  • Unlike conventional scuba gear, rebreathers recycle exhaled gas by chemically scrubbing it of carbon dioxide with soda lime.
  • The perhydrated soda lime was prepared by spraying 100 ml distilled water onto 1 kg fresh soda lime, and water was added only when a new bag of soda lime was placed into the canister.
  • he CO2 absorption capacity was significantly less for perhydrated soda lime than for standard soda lime.

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