- sodium hydroxide
- The most important commercial caustic. White, deliquescent flakes, crystalline fracture. Chemical manufacture; rayon and cellophane; regenerating ion exchange resins and textile processing.
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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 — noun Date: 1885 a white brittle solid NaOH that is a strong caustic base used especially in making soap, rayon, and paper … New Collegiate 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