The quicklime should be placed in small heaps and covered with soil if possible until it is slacked and the lumps have fallen into powder, after which it may be spread and harrowed in.
The articles are slacked transversely in a furnace, each being packed in granular coke and covered with carborundum.
Mrs. Lincoln seemed pleased to have a variety of music instead of straight country and western, partial as she was to good jazzâ€”plus there were two laps to alternate when the patting on one slacked off.
Next rolls Thomaston lime, a prime lot, which will get far among the hills before it gets slacked.
It contains a certain amount of unaltered caustic lime and slacked lime, along with sulphates and sulphides of lime, some of which have an evil odour.