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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Impure sodium sulfate used in making paper pulp, soaps and detergents, glass, ceramic glazes, and dyes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the white caked mass, consisting of sodium sulphate, which is obtained as the product of the first stage in the manufacture of soda, according to Leblanc's process.


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