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saponification number

noun, Chemistry.
1.
the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide required to saponify one gram of a given ester, especially a glyceride.
Also called saponification value.
Origin of saponification number
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; saponi(fy) + -fication
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