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soda ash:

see sodium carbonatesodium carbonate,
chemical compound, Na2CO3, soluble in water and very slightly soluble in alcohol. Pure sodium carbonate is a white, odorless powder that absorbs moisture from the air, has an alkaline taste, and forms a strongly alkaline water solution.
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soda ash

[′sōd·ə ′ash]
(inorganic chemistry)
Na2CO3 The commercial grade of sodium carbonate; a powder soluble in water, insoluble in alcohol; used in glass manufacture and petroleum refining, and for soaps and detergents. Also known as anhydrous sodium carbonate; calcined soda.
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