Synonyms

1. saponification

noun. ['səˌpɑːnəfəˈkeɪʃən'] a chemical reaction in which an ester is heated with an alkali (especially the alkaline hydrolysis of a fat or oil to make soap).

Synonyms

  • reaction

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Sentences with saponification


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lye soap is made through a chemical process known as saponification.

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