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* * *transitive verb also air-slack \\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\: to slake (lime) by exposure to the air
* * */air"slayk'/, v.t., air-slaked, air-slaking.to slake (lime or the like) with moist air.
* * *to slake (lime) by exposure to moist air.
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