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Any material with cleansing powers: soaps, synthetic detergents, man-made alkaline materials, solvents, and abrasives. In common domestic usage, the term is often used to refer to synthetic detergents. See Also: Base Alkali Alkalinity Alkalinity Tests Hydroxide Alkalinity Methyl Orange Methyl Orange Alkalinity Phenolphthalein Phosphate Soap Soap Phosphate Sodium Carbonate Soap