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lavandina

English translation: bleach

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Spanish term or phrase:lavandina
English translation:bleach
Entered by: NadineDudley
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05:30 Feb 13, 2008
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Science - Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)
Spanish term or phrase: lavandina
), fueron esterilizadas superficialmente por contacto y posterior desecho con soluciones de etanol 70%v/v durante 1min., lavandina comercial 20%v/v, 30min a 100rpm y
NadineDudley
Local time: 20:25
bleach
Explanation:
"Lavandina" is the word that has become the accepted name for bleach, at least here in the Southern Cone. I think it was originally a commercial name, but has become generalized
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Gerard Michael Burns
Paraguay
Local time: 01:25
Grading comment
Thank you- I was not sure since it applied to plants!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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5 +5bleach
Gerard Michael Burns


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +5
bleach


Explanation:
"Lavandina" is the word that has become the accepted name for bleach, at least here in the Southern Cone. I think it was originally a commercial name, but has become generalized


    Reference: http://www.ayudin.com.ar/hist_lavandina.htm
Gerard Michael Burns
Paraguay
Local time: 01:25
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you- I was not sure since it applied to plants!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  trnet
1 hr

agree  Maria Elena Martinez
4 hrs

agree  Diego Puls: Diccionario de María Moliner: lavandina (Arg., Par., Ur.) f. Lejía (solución de un álcali en agua para blanquear la ropa); el diccionario ES-EN de Oxford también incluye el término con la traducción "bleach", e indica que es del "Río de la Plata".
7 hrs

agree  Óscar Delgado Gosálvez
7 hrs

agree  Cecilia Della Croce
8 hrs
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