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On state media, the usual array of caustic language were on full display.Xinjiang cotton could portend a US-China consumer decoupling|Mary Hui|March 25, 2021|Quartz
Running the gamut from unpacking the shame she felt growing up as the daughter of Korean immigrants to deconstructing her identification with the uncomfortable, caustic comedy of Richard Pryor, Hong’s essays are at once candid, complex and gutting.A Reading List to Celebrate Asian Authors, From Members of TIME's Asian Community|Karena Phan|March 24, 2021|Time
The caustic electrolyte in conventional zinc-air batteries can also degrade the cathode and anode.Zinc-air batteries are typically single-use. A new design could change that|Maria Temming|January 5, 2021|Science News
He is referring to the censors, and explains that he is withholding certain “poetic references” and “caustic comment.”What Kurt Vonnegut’s rapturous love letters reveal about him as a writer — and husband|Susan Keselenko Coll|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
To extract usable fibers from wood pulp, workers have to apply a sequential mix of caustic chemicals, and are exposed along the way to carbon disulfide, a volatile byproduct that can cause everything from priapism to death by respiratory failure.Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Environmentalism - Issue 90: Something Green|Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay|October 7, 2020|Nautilus
Why do you think that until know you have been cast as the caustic wife in other pieces?‘Surviving Jack’ Star Rachael Harris Is No Longer ‘The Bitch'|Kevin Fallon|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her father left his entire £2 million fortune to his brother, explaining his decision in a caustic rider to his will.The Week in Death: Clarissa Dickson Wright, One of ‘Two Fat Ladies’|The Telegraph|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When his companion reacts to his confession with a caustic joke, he says, confused, “So it makes a difference does it?”The Laboratory of Real Life in Caryl Churchill’s “Love and Information”|Liesl Schillinger|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps the most caustic anti-Republican riff came from Al Gore.Please Don’t Compare House Republicans to Iran or Syria, OK?|Michelle Cottle|October 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And she does it all with caustic wit and some less-than-charming winking.Lucille Bluth’s Best Mothering Moments in ‘Arrested Development’ (VIDEO)|Jean Trinh|May 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Amorphous urates are readily soluble in caustic soda solutions.
Crystals of calcium oxalate are insoluble in acetic acid or caustic soda.
This I attribute to the potash being in a little more caustic condition than when recrystallised with iodine.
Page after page—full of caustic satire, humorous sally and profound epigram—fairly bristles with merriment.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Mr. Stanley replied in a speech of caustic severity, which the agitators of Ireland have never forgotten or forgiven.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan