Hydraulic limestone

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hydraulic limestone a limestone which contains some clay, and which yields a quicklime that will set, or form a firm, strong mass, under water.
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Usage

In literature:

The most typical hydraulic lime is that known as Chaux du Theil, made from a limestone found at Ardeche in France.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
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