caustic potash


Origin:
1865–70

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caustic potash
 
n
another name for potassium hydroxide

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Example sentences
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.
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