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Definition of "slaking" []

  • Present participle of slake. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "slaking" in a sentence
  • "I suppose you can pick between the mouldy brown apple with the skin slaking off the rotten core, or the slightly greener one full of worms and other stuff, but the basic choice is merely an illusion."
  • "Alternate wetting and drying of rocks, sometimes known as slaking, can be a very important factor in weathering."
  • ""slaking", where the calcium oxide and water combine chemically to form calcium hydroxide."
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