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caustic potash Syllabification: caus·tic pot·ash
Pronunciation: /ˈkôstik ˈpädˌaSH/

Definition of caustic potash in English:


Another term for potassium hydroxide.
Example sentences
  • In soap making, it was formerly customary to saponify the fat with caustic potash, and then to add common salt.
  • Up to now, caustic potash at this quality level did not exist.
  • Potassium phosphate, which represents 10 percent of the caustic potash market, will grow at 4.5 percent in the next several years.
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