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lye
American English: /laɪ/
British English: /lʌɪ/

Translation of lye in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (Chemistry)
    Example sentences
    • Sodium hydroxide, NaOH, also known as lye and caustic soda, is one of the most important of all industrial chemicals.
    • For example, sodium oxide dissolved in water yields sodium hydroxide, or lye.
    • To make the Biodiesel, we heated the oil, then mixed in a measured solution of methanol and lye.
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