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lye

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an alkaline percolate from wood ashes; household lye is a crude mixture of sodium hydroxide with some sodium carbonate.

lye

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The liquid obtained by leaching wood ashes. See: potassium hydroxide, sodium hydroxide.
Synonym(s): lixivium
[A.S. leáh]

lye

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Liquid obtained by leaching wood ashes.
[A.S. leáh]

lye

an alkaline percolate from wood ashes; household lye is a crude mixture of sodium hydroxide with some sodium carbonate.
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Potassium di-hydrogen phosphate/di-Sodium hydrogen phosphate and potassium chloride/sodium hydroxide solutions were used for neutral liquor and alkaline liquor as buffer solution, respectively.
Since the desirable time for pulping is low, the absorption, shrinkage and swelling of Paulownia and Douglas fir woods were measured after placing them in neutral liquor and alkaline liquor for 315 minutes.
Neutral liquor had less absorption rate than alkaline liquor and the difference between the absorption rate of radial and tangential directions was obvious in the neutral liquor compared to alkaline liquor.

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