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sa·pon·i·fi·ca·tion

n 1  :  the hydrolysis of a fat by an alkali with the formation of a soap and glycerol  2  :  the hydrolysis esp. by an alkali of an ester into the corresponding alcohol and acid : broadly  :  HYDROLYSIS .
 
 

 
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