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Explain lime with steel nails experiment

Q. Hi there,
I want a scientific solution for following experiment done by us.
Two small steel nails insert in to whole lime and covered with twine threads and put it to clean water big jar and closed the lid tightly. After 24 hours we opened the lid and tried to see the whole lime but it disappeared but we saw only twine threads sit on top of the water. Whole lime was missing and even didn't see any lime peels on the water.
What has happened to the whole lime?
What has happened to the small steel nails?
What is the chemical reaction for above? Please explain.
It is highly appreciated. Thank you.

Sama Gutt
- Victoria, AU
April 2, 2023

A. Hi. I don't really understand the description of the twine thread and what it has to do with the experiment, sorry.

But as for the lime with the nails in it, the reaction there was that someone felt it would be funny to pull a prank and take the lime.
Luck & Regards,

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