aluminum soap

aluminum soap

[ə′lüm·ə·nəm ′sōp]
(organic chemistry)
Any of various salts of higher carboxylic acids and aluminum that are insoluble in water and soluble in oils; used in lubricating greases, paints, varnishes, and waterproofing substances.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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There were some neat resin pieces and some lovely brushed aluminum soap dishes and mirrors."