caustic soda

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n caustic soda a strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Caustic soda sodium hydroxide.
    • Caustic soda (Chem) the solid hydroxides potash, KOH, and soda, NaOH, or solutions of the same.
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Usage

In literature:

This is afterward neutralized with a little caustic soda.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 324, March 18, 1882" by Various
The caustic soda is constantly recuperated and is never destroyed.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 819" by Various
The cheapest and most universally used for this purpose are soda ash and caustic soda.
"Practical Mechanics for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
Digested with caustic soda solution it yielded 33 p.ct.
"Researches on Cellulose" by C. F. Cross
Carbonate of soda and hydrate of soda (caustic soda) are used either alone or together as the reagents.
"Steam, Its Generation and Use" by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
A 30 or 40 per cent solution of commercial caustic soda.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
Horn may be softened, and ultimately dissolved in caustic soda.
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
And one night I went into the lavatory and put a piece of caustic soda into her sponge as it lay on the rack.
"Captain Macedoine's Daughter" by William McFee
By the addition of caustic soda to cerous salts, a white precipitate of cerous hydroxide is formed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
First lye boil with soda ash and caustic soda.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
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In news:

I might have mentioned before that my day job is actually writing a weekly column for ICIS Chemical Business magazine, and one of my market coverages involves chlor- alkali (the production of chlorine and caustic soda).
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Two spoonfuls of dry caustic soda i n a quart of water brushed onto bois d'arc instantly darkens it to a medium to med.
I might have mentioned before that my day job is actually writing a weekly column for ICIS Chemical Business magazine, and one of my market coverages involves chlor-alkali (the production of chlorine and caustic soda).
China's Xinjiang Huatai shuts PVC, caustic soda plants after fire.
China's Yunnan Tiannanye Chem builds PVC, caustic soda plants.
The caustic environment of the soda lake and isolation of the islands allows the birds to breed without interference from predators.
Caustic soda information products from ICIS.
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