cinzas graveladas

14:35 Sep 1, 2015
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Science - Botany
Portuguese term or phrase: cinzas graveladas
"utilização de cinzas graveladas para fazer potassa"

as cinzas graveladas são obtidas a partir das borras do vinho queimadas...
Local time: 16:44

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5 +1clavellated ashes
Adolfo Fulco
3soda/chalk ashes
Verginia Ophof



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soda/chalk ashes


carbonated potassium

Example sentence(s):
  • Soda ash is a white, anhydrous, powdered or granular material containing more than 99% sodium carbonate (Na2CO3) when shipped.

Verginia Ophof
Local time: 09:44
Native speaker of: English
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clavellated ashes

*Definition of CLAVELLATED:
old chemistry
: made of the dried and burned lees or dregs of wine or vegetable matter <clavellated ashes>*

Note added at 16 hrs (2015-09-02 06:59:13 GMT)
About Potassium hydroxide (potash): "It is prepared in this manner: take a large quantity of putrid oaken ashes, or better clavellated (apparently these are burnt lees or dregs of wine) ashes..."

Adolfo Fulco
Local time: 12:44
Native speaker of: Spanish

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