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caustic soda

caustic soda

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for sodium hydroxide

so′dium hydrox′ide


n.
a white, deliquescent solid, NaOH, used chiefly in the manufacture of other chemicals, rayon, film, soap, as a laboratory reagent, and in medicine as a caustic. Also called caustic soda, soda.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caustic soda - a strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds
hydrated oxide, hydroxide - a compound of an oxide with water
lye - a strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide
Translations
louh sodný

caustic soda

nÄtznatron nt

caustic soda

nsoda caustica
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