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Noun, Suru verb
1. saponification; conversion to soap
Wikipedia definition
2. SaponificationSaponification is a process that produces soap, usually from fats and lye. In technical terms, saponification involves base hydrolysis of triglycerides, which are esters of fatty acids, to form the sodium salt of a carboxylate. In addition to soap, such traditional saponification processes produces glycerol. "Saponifiable substances" are those that can be converted into soap.
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Other forms
鹼化 【けんか】
Notes
鹼化: Out-dated kanji or kanji usage.

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