a person or thing that slakes.
noun 1. a soft, white, crystalline, very slightly water-soluble powder, Ca(OH) 2 , obtained by the action of water on lime: used chiefly in mortars, plasters, and cements. noun 1. Also called burnt lime, calcium oxide, caustic lime, calx, quicklime. a white or grayish-white, odorless, lumpy, very slightly water-soluble solid, CaO, that when combined with […]
verb (used with object), slaked, slaking. 1. to allay (thirst, desire, wrath, etc.) by satisfying. 2. to cool or refresh: He slaked his lips with ice. 3. to make less active, vigorous, intense, etc.: His calm manner slaked their enthusiasm. 4. to cause disintegration of (lime) by treatment with water. Compare slaked lime. 5. Obsolete. […]
noun 1. one of a group of peoples in eastern, southeastern, and central Europe, including the Russians and Ruthenians (Eastern Slavs) the Bulgars, Serbs, Croats, Slavonians, Slovenes, etc. (Southern Slavs) and the Poles, Czechs, Moravians, Slovaks, etc. (Western Slavs) adjective 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Slavs; Slavic. 1. Slavic. noun 1. a […]
noun 1. a person who is the property of and wholly subject to another; a bond servant. 2. a person entirely under the domination of some influence or person: a slave to a drug. 3. a drudge: a housekeeping slave. 4. a slave ant. 5. Photography. a subsidiary flash lamp actuated through its photoelectric cell […]