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aluminum hydroxide a white, water-insoluble powder used as an antacid and to waterproof fabric and manufacture glass.
ammonium hydroxide a colorless basic solution produced by dissolving ammonia in water, used as a household cleaner and in the production of textiles, plastic, and the like. (See ammonia.)
calcium hydroxide a soft white crystalline compound made by the action of water on calcium oxide and used in the manufacture of cement, plaster, hard rubber products, and bleaching powder; slaked lime.
potassium hydroxide a caustic white deliquescent solid or crystalline salt used in the making of soaps, liquid detergents, and glass.
sodium hydroxide a strongly caustic solid, used in petroleum refining and the manufacture of rayon, film, and soap; caustic soda.