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salt cake

salt cake

n
(Elements & Compounds) an impure form of sodium sulphate obtained as a by-product in several industrial processes: used in the manufacture of detergents, glass, and ceramic glazes

salt′ cake`


n.
an impure form of sodium sulfate, used in the manufacture of glass, ceramic glazes, and sodium salts.
[1695–1705]
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