from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See sodium hydroxide.
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- n. Common name for sodium hydroxide (NaOH), a strong alkaline substance used in the manufacture of paint and detergents, or as a drain cleaner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. sodium hydroxide.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds
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