heavy chemical

noun

Definition of heavy chemical

: a chemical produced and handled in large lots (as a ton or more a day) and often in a more or less crude state used especially of acids (as sulfuric acid), alkalies, and salts (as aluminum sulfate) — compare fine chemical

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“Heavy chemical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heavy%20chemical. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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