Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » L » Lxxvi ... Lygodium

LYE

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does lye mean? 

LYE (noun)
  The noun LYE has 1 sense:

1. a strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide

  Familiarity information: LYE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LYE (noun)


Sense 1lye [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("lye" is a kind of...):

caustic (any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "lye"):

caustic potash; potash; potassium hydroxide (a potassium compound often used in agriculture and industry)

caustic soda; sodium hydroxide (a strongly alkaline caustic used in manufacturing soap and paper and aluminum and various sodium compounds)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Green leaves and brown leaves fall from the same tree." (English proverb)

"Drop by drop would make a lake." (Azerbaijani proverb)

"Life is made of two days. One which is sweet and the other is bitter." (Arabic proverb)

"If a caged bird isn't singing for love, it's singing in a rage." (Corsican proverb)

 LYE: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0692 seconds