caustic substance


caustic substance
едкое вещество, каустическое вещество

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  • caustic — [kôs′tik] adj. [ME caustik < L causticus < Gr kaustikos < kaustos, burning < kaiein, to burn] 1. that can burn, eat away, or destroy tissue by chemical action; corrosive 2. cutting or sarcastic in utterance; biting 3. designating or… …   English World dictionary

  • caustic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to burn or corrode organic tissue by chemical action. 2) scathingly sarcastic. ► NOUN ▪ a caustic substance. DERIVATIVES caustically adverb. ORIGIN Greek kaustikos, from kaustos combustible …   English terms dictionary

  • caustic — caustically, causticly, adv. causticity /kaw stis i tee/, causticness, n. /kaw stik/, adj. 1. capable of burning, corroding, or destroying living tissue. 2. severely critical or sarcastic: a caustic remark. n. 3. a caustic substance. 4. Optics …   Universalium

  • caustic — caus|tic [ˈko:stık US ˈko:s ] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: causticus, from Greek, from kaiein to burn ] 1.) a caustic substance can burn through things by chemical action ▪ caustic soda (=a chemical used for cleaning things) 2.) a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • caustic — /ˈkɒstɪk / (say kostik) adjective 1. capable of burning, corroding, or destroying living tissue: caustic soda. 2. severely critical or sarcastic: *with a smile so caustic it might have unblocked a drain –henry handel richardson, 1917. 3. Optics,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • caustic — adj. & n. adj. 1 that burns or corrodes organic tissue. 2 sarcastic, biting. 3 Chem. strongly alkaline. 4 Physics formed by the intersection of reflected or refracted parallel rays from a curved surface. n. 1 a caustic substance. 2 Physics a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • caustic lime — noun a caustic substance produced by heating limestone • Syn: ↑calcium hydroxide, ↑lime, ↑slaked lime, ↑hydrated lime, ↑calcium hydrate, ↑lime hydrate • Derivationally related forms: ↑lime ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caustic lime — Lime Lime, n. [AS. l[=i]m; akin to D. lijm, G. leim, OHG. l[=i]m, Icel. l[=i]m, Sw. lim, Dan. liim, L. limus mud, linere to smear, and E. loam. [root]126. Cf. {Loam}, {Liniment}.] 1. Birdlime. [1913 Webster] Like the lime That foolish birds are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caustic — [ kɔ:stɪk, kɒst ] adjective 1》 able to burn or corrode organic tissue by chemical action. 2》 scathingly sarcastic. 3》 Physics formed by the intersection of reflected or refracted parallel rays from a curved surface. noun 1》 a caustic substance.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • caustic — adjective 1 a caustic substance can burn through things by chemical action 2 a caustic remark criticizes someone in a way that is unkind but often cleverly humorous caustically /kli/ adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • caustic — caus•tic [[t]ˈkɔ stɪk[/t]] adj. 1) capable of burning, corroding, or destroying living tissue 2) severely critical or sarcastic: a caustic remark[/ex] 3) a caustic substance, as potassium hydroxide • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < L causticus < …   From formal English to slang


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