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soda ash

noun, Chemistry
sodium carbonate (def 1).
Origin of soda ash
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Also, the company would not need to purchase soda ash to enable production of lithium carbonate, as is typically done today.
  • Dipping a shirt in soda ash prior to dyeing helps retain the color.
  • Tools can be dried by baking in an oven, desiccating in a vacuum, or rubbing with anhydrous dry soda ash.
  • Adding a supplemental source of alkalinity, such as lime or soda ash, may be necessary for proper floc formation.
  • The soda ash is brought to the plant in trucks and is transferred to the storage bin by a pneumatic conveying system.
British Dictionary definitions for soda ash

soda ash

the anhydrous commercial form of sodium carbonate
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