Definition of soda lime in English:

soda lime


  • A mixture of calcium oxide and sodium hydroxide.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Unlike conventional scuba gear, rebreathers recycle exhaled gas by chemically scrubbing it of carbon dioxide with soda lime.’