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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide.

Usage examples (31)
  • Regarding your question "Other than lye, is soap dangerous?" the short answer is "No!"
  • For now they must brew the Christmas ale, steep the Christmas fish in lye, and do their Christmas baking and Christmas scouring.
  • 'Lutefisk' is an infamous Norwegian dish composed of fish soaked in lye.
  • In 1785, he introduced a bleaching liquid called lye de Javelle and publicized his technique without patenting it. for more
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