Sentence Examples


  • All other soaps result from the combination' of fatty oils and fat with potash or soda solutions under conditions which favour saponification.
  • With fused potash it forms potassium oxalate and acetate.
  • These are washed with ammonium chloride until the filtrate is colourless, ignited, fused with caustic potash and nitre, the melt dissolved in water and nitric acid added to the solution until the colour of potassium ruthenate disappears.
  • 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.