Milk of lime


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Milk of lime (Chem) a watery emulsion of calcium hydrate, produced by macerating quicklime in water.
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It is therefore important to control the addition of milk of lime by the use of litmus paper.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 286" by Various
None of these colors gives the characteristic reaction with milk of lime and boiling soap-lye.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 363, December 16, 1882" by Various
Phosphate of lime is obtained from milk and meats, and carbonate of lime from the hard water we drink.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Two tablespoonfuls of the lime water is usually sufficient for a pint of milk.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
Also may use the white of an egg in half a cupful of milk or lime water.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
The substitution of the milk of magnesia for the lime-water as recommended on page 60 will often be found useful.
"The Care and Feeding of Children" by L. Emmett Holt
For use you must scrape some of it off, mix it with quick lime, and moisten it with milk.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
Quicklime, or milk of lime, is added to the water in the proper quantity.
"The Chemistry of Hat Manufacturing" by Watson Smith
There will be required in addition, one ounce of milk sugar and one ounce of lime water in each twenty ounces.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Liming: Work for ten minutes in a weak bath of milk of lime.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
The isolation of (1) isosaccharinic and (2) dioxybutyric acid from the products of digestion of the oxycelluloses with lime-milk at 100 deg.
"Researches on Cellulose" by C. F. Cross
A tablespoonful of lime water to a bottle of milk will aid indigestion.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
So much air by measure has been absorbed as there now remains behind of milk of lime in the bottle.
"Discovery of Oxygen, Part 2" by Carl Wilhelm Scheele
The most beautiful white-wash is made of clean good lime mixed with skim milk instead of water.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Or, the person may take a glass of milk to which two tablespoonfuls of lime water have been added.
"Treatise on the Diseases of Women" by Lydia E. Pinkham
Breathe into lime-water, and in a few minutes it will become of a milk-white color.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
The heated milk does not curdle readily when rennet is added due to the precipitation of the lime salts by heat.
"Outlines of dairy bacteriology" by H. L. Russell
It is also desired to have the amount of lime water in the mixture equal to 25% of the cream and milk in the mixture.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
A few drops of solution of lime added to her milk will do good.
"The Domestic Cat" by Gordon Stables
Bicarbonate of soda or lime-water should be given freely with the milk taken by children with this disease.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various

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