white liquor


(in making wood pulp for paper) the chemicals used to digest the wood, basically sodium hydroxide and sodium hyposulfite.

Nearby words

  1. white lie,
  2. white light,
  3. white lightning,
  4. white line,
  5. white line of anal canal,
  6. white list,
  7. white lotus,
  8. white lung,
  9. white lupine,
  10. white magic

Compare black liquor.

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