Meaning of “limescale” in the English Dictionary

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"limescale" in British English

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limescalenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈlaɪm.skeɪl/ us /ˈlaɪm.skeɪl/

white material that collects inside water pipes, kettles, etc. in areas where the water is hard (= contains a lot of natural chemicals)

(Definition of “limescale” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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