Definition of caustic soda in English:

caustic soda

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noun

  • another term for sodium hydroxide.
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    • Sodium hydroxide, NaOH, also known as lye and caustic soda, is one of the most important of all industrial chemicals.
    • One of the washing processes involves using sulphuric acid and caustic soda which can destroy car engines.
    • Scottish Water admitted allowing a discharge of sodium hydroxide - or caustic soda - from their water treatment works at Bonnycraig near Peebles into a local stream in June last year.

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