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These are endeavors one would be unlikely to attempt without a space to screw things up or spill caustic liquids or explode an engine or two without ruining your carpet.
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Like many of the project’s most caustic tracks, it’s almost certainly about Jonas, who really just continues to be a disappointment.
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On state media, the usual array of caustic language were on full display.
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Running the gamut from unpacking the shame she felt growing up as the daughter of Korean immigrants to deconstructing her identification with the uncomfortable, caustic comedy of Richard Pryor, Hong’s essays are at once candid, complex and gutting.
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The caustic electrolyte in conventional zinc-air batteries can also degrade the cathode and anode.
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He is referring to the censors, and explains that he is withholding certain “poetic references” and “caustic comment.”
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To extract usable fibers from wood pulp, workers have to apply a sequential mix of caustic chemicals, and are exposed along the way to carbon disulfide, a volatile byproduct that can cause everything from priapism to death by respiratory failure.
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Amorphous urates are readily soluble in caustic soda solutions.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Crystals of calcium oxalate are insoluble in acetic acid or caustic soda.
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This I attribute to the potash being in a little more caustic condition than when recrystallised with iodine.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CAUSTIC

  • acerb
  • acerbic
  • acetose
  • acid
  • acidulous
  • acrimonious
  • astringent
  • barbed
  • biting
  • caustic
  • cutting
  • dry
  • harsh
  • nasty
  • piquant
  • pungent
  • scathing
  • sharp
  • short
  • snappish
  • snappy
  • snippy
  • tangy
  • testy
  • trenchant
  • vinegary
  • wounding
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