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caustic potash

Origin of caustic potash
1865-70 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for caustic potash
  • The solution he prepared exploded, splattering caustic potash into his eyes and blinding him.
  • Sulfuric and nitric acids can dissolve aluminum oxide, as can alkalis such as lye or caustic potash.
  • Basic treatment is identical with that for caustic soda or caustic potash solutions.
  • Six of the companies producing chlorine and caustic soda also make caustic potash.
British Dictionary definitions for caustic potash

caustic potash

another name for potassium hydroxide
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