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limescale

noun [U]     /ˈlaɪm.skeɪl/
white material that collects inside water pipes, kettles, etc. in areas where the water is hard (= contains a lot of natural chemicals)Plumbing and pipes and sewageSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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