lye

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Turkish - Turkish
çamaşır sodası
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Obsolete spelling of lie
A strong caustic alkaline solution of potassium or sodium salts, obtained by leaching wood ashes. It is much used in making soap as well as its use in biodiesel
{n} water impregnated with salt by passing thro'ashes
strong alkaline chemical solution, as in: It is dangerous to have a product containing lye near children or pets
The common term for a caustic alkalai used to make soap The term is fairly general, and can refer to either potassium hydroxide (also known as potash) or to sodium hydroxide (also known as caustic soda)
A short side line, connected with the main line; a turn-out; a siding
The liquid obtained by leaching wood ashes making Potassium hydroxide
A strong caustic alkaline solution of potassium salts, obtained by leaching wood ashes
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{i} alkaline solution which is often used in the making of soaps and detergents
Alkaline (see alkali) liquid extracted by soaking wood ashes in water, commonly used for washing and in making soap. More generally, lye is any strong alkaline solution or solid, such as sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) or potassium hydroxide (caustic potash)
– A caustic, and potentially dangerous, substance used in soap-making
a strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide
Sodium hydroxide Strong alkali used with vat dyes such as Indigo Wear protective clothing when mixing Lye and have good ventilation Always add Lye to cold water !! It is considered corrosive by UPS and has an additional shipping charge
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It is much used in making soap, etc
Also called Sodium hydroxide, it is a strong alkali used with vat dyes such as Indigo
lye soap
A natural soap made of lye and lard
lye hominy
hominy prepared by bleaching in lye
potash lye
Potassium hydroxide
soda lye
sodium hydroxide
lye

    Turkish pronunciation

    lay

    Pronunciation

    /ˈlī/ /ˈlaɪ/

    Etymology

    [ lI ] (noun.) before 12th century. From Old English lēag, from Proto-Germanic *laugō, from Proto-Indo-European *leu(ə)- (“to wash”).

    Common Collocations

    lye down

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