soda ash

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n soda ash a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Soda ash crude sodium carbonate; -- so called because formerly obtained from the ashes of sea plants and certain other plants, as saltwort (Salsola). See under Sodium.
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Usage

In literature:

This must be bleached in lime and soda ash.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 363, December 16, 1882" by Various
Potash is the alkali that is obtained from the ashes of land plants, and soda from those of marine plants.
"The Art of Travel" by Francis Galton
Peroxide of iron is seldom as abundant as in the ash above given, and the same is true of soda.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
It is the soda of our bread; the potassa of our ashes; the phosphorus of our bones and brain!
"Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century" by Various
Potash, which has the same properties as soda, exists in all ashes.
"Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy" by Frank Richard Stockton
The alkali is sold in various forms as soda ash, soda crystals, washing soda, etc.
"The Chemistry of Hat Manufacturing" by Watson Smith
For soda these women burned corncobs and mixed the ashes with their corn-meal.
"The Battle of Principles" by Newell Dwight Hillis
Hickory wood ashes was used fer soda.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 1" by Various
Boil a frying pan in water with wood ashes, potash, or soda in it to remove the odor and taste of onions.
"Vaughan's Vegetable Cook Book (4th edition)" by Anonymous
Dyer's discovery of soda ash yielded him a competence.
"Continental Monthly , Vol. 6, No. 1, July, 1864" by Various
In principle the lye boil is simple, consisting in boiling the goods with a solution of soda ash, or caustic soda.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
Soaps made from "soda ash," as nearly all hard soaps are, tend to dry and harden the skin, and if used often produce bad effects.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
The cheapest and most universally used for this purpose are soda ash and caustic soda.
"Practical Mechanics for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
Sometimes I ran short of Soda then I would use the ashes of Buffalo chips for Soda.
"Black Beaver" by James Campbell Lewis
Despite this fact, soda is an ash-constituent of nearly every plant, and in many cases one of the most abundant.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
The ashes left by burning sea-weed produce carbonate of soda.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
First lye boil with soda ash and caustic soda.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
Analyses of the ash of the wood have given a percentage of 47.8% of lime, 21.9% of potash, and 13.7% of soda.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
Wood ashes and the refuse of soda factories are particularly recommended.
"Man and Nature" by George P. Marsh
The ingredients in alkaline glazes are soda-ash, whiting, feldspar, flint and oxide of tin.
"The Potter's Craft" by Charles F. Binns
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In news:

Agreed yesterday to sell its 51 percent stake in the soda ash producer Rhone- Poulenc of Wyoming to Oriental Chemical Industry for $150 million.
Agreed yesterday to sell its 51 percent stake in the soda ash producer Rhone -Poulenc of Wyoming to Oriental Chemical Industry for $150 million.
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Ciner Group, the majority owner of Turkish natural soda-ash producer Eti Soda AS, hired Deutsche Bank AG (DBK) to study options for the unit including a possible stake sale, three people familiar with the matter said.
Agreed yesterday to sell its 51 percent stake in the soda ash producer Rhone-Poulenc of Wyoming to Oriental Chemical Industry for $150 million.
(AP) — A bill aimed at keeping Wyoming soda ash competitive globally is being reviewed in Washington.
The US House Natural Resources Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing Thursday afternoon on a proposal to keep the 2 percent royalty rate for soda ash .
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Mix the soda ash and dye solutions ahead of time.
I think the starting point for this question has almost everything to do with size of the salt or soda ash particles, the concentration of the solutions, and the resulting dissolving rates.
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