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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of saponify.
- adj. Treated by saponification
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- adj. converted into soap
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Which is interesting, because people who have observed saponified corpses have often compared them with this kind of soap.
I pictured him, my conflated man, sitting in a chair in a cabinet somewhere with a suit on, a solid block of man-seeming soap, watching with saponified eyes the comings and goings of his modern brethren.
It wasn't until Egyptologist John Taylor joined the British Museum in the late 1980s that Granville's sample cases were found again, and the "wax" discovered to be the saponified flesh of the mummy herself.
Now I'm just going to have to get Harper into a whole new kind of trouble starting with Book Six and some bad ju-ju, angry ghosts, more zombies, evil magicians, and saponified bodies ....
And as part of that sterilization procedure, if you will, saponified lead salts were placed on his abdomen.
For that reason, her products often employ a pump and use botanical ingredients other than water such as pure, premium, steam distilled essential oils, organic rice flour, handmade organic saponified olive oil and also ingredients such as rose hips, calendula and lemongrass.
The simplest type of soap is made of saponified olive oil, with a small amount of an essential oil such as lavender or peppermint to give it a nice fragrance.
Then in 1914 he found that the activity remained in the ether-soluble fraction after the butter fat was saponified so that all the ordinary fat became water-soluble.
We made our own butter, a jar serving as a churn; and our own candles by means of moulds; and soap was procured from the ashes of the plant salsola, or from wood-ashes, which in Africa contain so little alkaline matter that the boiling of successive leys has to be continued for a month or six weeks before the fat is saponified.
There is also palmitic oil which is obtained from saponified palm oil precipitated by 25% HCI.
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