Definition of caustic potash in English:

caustic potash

Syllabification: caus·tic pot·ash

noun

  • another term for potassium hydroxide.
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    • 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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