a white crystalline compound used as a dehydrating agent, as a chemical reagent, and in making sodium cyanide. Formula: NaNH2 Also called sodium amide
noun 1. a white or transparent mineral, sodium nitrate, NaNO 3 , used chiefly as a fertilizer and in the manufacture of sulfuric and nitric acids and potassium nitrate.
- Soda nitre
noun 1. another name for Chile saltpetre
noun 1. sodium hydroxide. 2. sodium monoxide. 3. sodium carbonate (def 2). 4. sodium, as in carbonate of soda. 5. soda water. 6. a drink made with soda water, flavoring, such as fruit or other syrups, and often ice cream, milk, etc. 7. soda pop. 8. (in faro) the card turned up in the dealing […]
- Soda siphon
noun 1. a sealed bottle containing and dispensing soda water. The water is forced up a tube reaching to the bottom of the bottle by the pressure of gas above the water Also called (esp US) siphon bottle