caustic


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Synonyms for caustic

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any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue

of a substance, especially a strong acid

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A sufficient quantity of chlorate of potassium and of caustic potash was placed at his disposal, together with provisions for eight days.
The count's tutor, a man of the world and a bon vivant, up to his eyes in learning, as his pupil described him, often recalled the profound erudition, the witty and caustic satire of Athos to Raoul; but as regarded grace, delicacy, and nobility of external appearance, no one in these points was to be compared to the Comte de la Fere.
He had a caustic tongue and fine assortment of damaging epithets, most of which were levelled at my devoted skull during those three months.
By means of a few words of caustic Latin he had the animals marshalled, and by inclining a sharp shoulder he lifted the ladies.
One can't hit like that a man who isn't even looking at one; and then, just as I was looking at him swinging his leg with a caustic smile and stony eyes, I felt sorry for the creature.
Boccalini, in his "Advertisements from Parnassus," tells us that Zoilus once presented Apollo a very caustic criticism upon a very admirable book: -- whereupon the god asked him for the beauties of the work.
Summary: The new plant to significantly boost the UAE's production of caustic soda
Construction of the plant will significantly boost the UAE's production of caustic soda, an important raw material in industries from petroleum products to chemicals manufacturing as well as alumina refining.
Upon completion, Shaheen's ethylene dichloride and caustic soda plant will supply all its caustic soda output to EGA's Al Taweelah alumina refinery for a period of 15 years, meeting EGA's needs for the raw material in its entirety.
Construction of the plant will boost the UAE's production of caustic soda, an important raw material in industries from petroleum products to chemicals manufacturing as well as alumina refining.
Kazatomprom JSC announced the sale of a 40 percent of shareholding of the Caustic JSC subsidiary company.
Former Ocean City Police Lieutenant Richard Washart claimed his esophagus and stomach were burned after he was served beer tainted with the caustic agent used to clean beer tap lines at McCormick & Schmick's restaurant located at Harrah's casino.
Project Description : Construction of the 228 TPD Caustic Soda Plant Project in Alexandria, Egypt.
This revision to prior expectations was driven primarily by weaker than expected domestic caustic soda demand during May and June, which led to export sales comprising a higher percentage of total caustic soda volumes.
USPRwire, Wed Apr 13 2016] GlobalData's new report, "Caustic Soda Industry Outlook in China to 2019 - Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All Active and Planned Plants", provides in-depth coverage of China's Caustic Soda industry and presents major market trends.