lead soap

noun
\ ˈled- \

Definition of lead soap

: any of various lead salts of higher carboxylic acids (as fatty acids) especially for use as a drier in paints and varnishes or as an additive to lubricants

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“Lead soap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lead%20soap. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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