After neutralization, it gives a white precipitate with silver nitrate.
Of waterways, international rivers have been the chief subject of neutralization.
Geoffroy in 1741 pointed out that the fat or oil recovered from a soap solution by neutralization with a mineral acid differs from the original fatty substance by dissolving readily in alcohol, which is not the case with ordinary fats and oils.
Among the different methods which have grown up practically in our own time for the exclusion of war is neutralization.
The treatment consists in the prompt neutralization of the acid, by chalk, magnesia, whiting, plaster, soap or any alkaline substance at hand; emetics or the stomach pump should not be used.