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Write down the cleansing action of soap?

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The cleansing action of soap depends on wetting action of soap and emulsification power and adsorption of grease and dirt particles.
Soap is rubbed on cloth. Soap emulsifies the grease. The grip of grease on dirt is loosened. The dirt is washed away.
A colloidal solution of soap in water is formed. It adsorbs dirt particles and removes them.

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