Sentence Examples


  • The "potash" finds a ready sale among the Yorubas, being largely used for cooking purposes.
  • The residue is then fused with caustic potash and nitre, dissolved in water, saturated with chlorine and distilled on the water-bath in a current of chlorine.
  • The higher regions produce cork trees, oaks, pines, chestnuts, &c., but the forests have been largely destroyed by speculators, who burned the trees for charcoal and potash, purchasing them on a large scale from the state.
  • Potash solution converts it into a mixture of potassium cyanide and cyanate.
  • On fusion with solid potash at 250° C. it completely decomposes, giving potassium oxalate and hydrogen, C2H602-1-2KHO =K2C204+4H2.
 

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