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sodium hydroxide

Translation of sodium hydroxide in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • hidróxido (masculine) sódico or de sodio
    Example sentences
    • Primary alkaline batteries use sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide as the electrolyte.
    • Platinum also dissolves in hot alkalis such as hot sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide.
    • By melting silica mixed with sodium hydroxide or calcium oxide one is able to interrupt the long chains of silicon-oxygen bonds to form more easily melted glasses.

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