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sodium hydroxide

n.
A white deliquescent solid, NaOH, that is a strong base used in the manufacture of chemicals and soaps and in petroleum refining. Also called caustic soda, lye.
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sodium hydroxide

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white deliquescent strongly alkaline solid used in the manufacture of rayon, paper, aluminium, soap, and sodium compounds. Formula: NaOH. Also called: caustic soda See also lye
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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]
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sodium hydroxide

A strongly alkaline compound, NaOH, used in making chemicals and soaps, in refining petroleum, and as a cleansing agent. In solution, it forms lye.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sodium hydroxide - 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
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Translations
hydroxid sodný
natriumhydroxid

sodium hydroxide

nsoda caustica
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