sodium hydroxide

sodium hydroxide
noun Date: 1885 a white brittle solid NaOH that is a strong caustic base used especially in making soap, rayon, and paper

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  • Sodium hydroxide — Sodium So di*um, n. [NL., fr.E. soda.] (Chem.) A common metallic element of the alkali group, in nature always occuring combined, as in common salt, in albite, etc. It is isolated as a soft, waxy, white, unstable metal, so highly reactive that it …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sodium hydroxide — n a white brittle deliquescent solid NaOH that dissolves readily in water to form a strongly alkaline and caustic solution and that is used in pharmacy as an alkalizing agent called also caustic soda * * * a powerful alkali in widespread use as a …   Medical dictionary

  • sodium hydroxide — ► NOUN ▪ a strongly alkaline white compound used in many industrial processes; caustic soda …   English terms dictionary

  • sodium hydroxide — n. a white, deliquescent substance, NaOH, in the form of a powder, flakes, sticks, etc.: it is a strong caustic base, widely used in chemistry, oil refining, etc …   English World dictionary

  • sodium hydroxide — natrio hidroksidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė NaOH atitikmenys: angl. caustic soda; sodium hydroxide rus. каустик; каустическая сода; натрий едкий; натрия гидроксид ryšiai: sinonimas – natrio šarmas sinonimas – kaustinė soda …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • sodium hydroxide — noun a strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds • Syn: ↑caustic soda • Hypernyms: ↑hydroxide, ↑hydrated oxide, ↑lye …   Useful english dictionary

  • sodium hydroxide — NaOH, highly caustic alkali used to make acids neutral and make sodium salts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sodium hydroxide — Chem. a white, deliquescent, water soluble solid, NaOH, usually in the form of lumps, sticks, chips, or pellets, that upon solution in water generates heat: used chiefly in the manufacture of other chemicals, rayon, film, soap, as a laboratory… …   Universalium

  • sodium hydroxide — noun a strong, caustic alkali, NaOH, used in the manufacture of soap, detergents, paper, textiles and having many other industrial applications Syn: caustic soda, E524, acidity regulator, lye, soda lye …   Wiktionary

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