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soda ash

noun, Chemistry.
sodium carbonate (def 1).
Origin of soda ash
First recorded in 1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • This is made as follows: a soda ash liquor of about 15° to 20° Tw.

  • Both of these materials are required in the manufacture of soda ash.

    Great Cities of the United States Gertrude Van Duyn Southworth
  • The soda carbonate may also be added to soap as a solution of soda ash (58° alkali) either concentrated, 62° Tw.

  • This chemical is a salt, made by roasting wolfram with soda ash, and wolfram is a native tungstate of iron and manganese.

  • Fillers in varying proportions may replace the soda ash in the above formulae.

    Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen
  • Half the water is run into the kettle, boiled, and then the soda ash and half the salt added.

    Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen
  • Soaps made from "soda ash," as nearly all hard soaps are, tend to dry and harden the skin, and if used often produce bad effects.

    Papers on Health John Kirk
  • Sal soda or washing soda is obtained by recrystallizing a solution of soda ash in water.

    Soap-Making Manual E. G. Thomssen
  • Out of a cannel that came to be mixed with soda ash he obtained a quantity of liquid that contained paraffin.

    Western Worthies J. Stephen Jeans
  • The cheapest and most universally used for this purpose are soda ash and caustic soda.

British Dictionary definitions for soda ash

soda ash

the anhydrous commercial form of sodium carbonate
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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