saponification value

noun
variants: or saponification number

Definition of saponification value

: a measure of the total free and combined acids especially in a fat, wax, or resin expressed as the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide required for the complete saponification of one gram of substance

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“Saponification value.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saponification%20value. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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