potassium hydroxide noun
:Â a white deliquescent solid KOH that dissolves in water with much heat to form a strongly alkaline and caustic liquid and is used chiefly in making soap and as a reagent
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potassium hydroxide noun (Medical Dictionary)
: a white deliquescent solid KOH that dissolves in water with much heat to form a strongly alkaline liquid and that is used as a powerful caustic and in the making of pharmaceuticalsâ€”called also caustic potash
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