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a strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide

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My drip lye made from ashes has a pH of about 11, while commercial lye has a pH of 14--making it 1,000 times more basic than ash lye.
Homesteaders made hot-process lard soap recipes by standing over open cauldrons and kettles, holding pants and skirts away from fires, as they stirred equal amounts of fat and lye water until it became thick.
Lye also took anabolic steroids that are known to have side effects such as pattern baldness, acne, lowering of the voice, increased facial hair growth, and breast atrophy in women, according to (http://www.
Police pulled over the Fiat Punto and it transpired that Lye had no licence.
And in his portraits of Tony Moreno and Le Corbusier, Lye had overlaid light-obscuring stencils that, though resembling strips of film, were also reminiscent of Polynesian patterns, possibly connecting back to his time in the Pacific and his seminal film work Tusalava, 1929.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said they were called to Lye Avenue after receiving reports of an assault.
Ryan Rowe led the way with a hat-trick for Lye with Dreniz Bala bagging a brace and Ben Billingham and Alex Dallinson also on target.
Lye said: "When I found out Cramlington Rockets had a community department which was giving work placement opportunities to students I jumped at the chance to come back to where it all began for me and my love for rugby league blossomed.
It is important to note that since some water is removed in form of vapors, which allows concentration of the weak lye.
Eighty per cent of her face and body were disfigured in 2007 after her estranged husband doused her with industrial strength lye.
The newly created role will see Lye de- vise and implement a product development strategy for LBi's marketing cloud including its audience engagement plat- form, which enables the distribution, measurement and optimisation of content across multiple media channels.
Customers want to interact with a company wherever and however they want," said Anthony Lye, senior vice president of CRM (customer relationship management) at Oracle, in an interview prior to Monday's event.
Sydney, Australia, Mar 14, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Bandanna Energy Limited (ASX:BND) has announced the appointment of experienced corporate legal professional Tess Lye to the position of Company Secretary and General Counsel.
COVENTRY Sphinx visit Lye Town tonight at the start of their FA Cup trail in the extra preliminary round.
If your readers would like to come along to this event, find out more about it, or submit a question to the panel, they can contact Kathy Lye on 029 2043 1555, or email Kathy.