a white, crystalline, hygroscopic, water-soluble solid, NaBr, used chiefly in photography as a developer, and in medicine as a sedative.
noun, Pharmacology. 1. butabarbital sodium. butabarbital sodium [byoo-tuh-bahr-bi-tawl, -tal] /ˌbyu təˈbɑr bɪˌtɔl, -ˌtæl/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a barbiturate, C 10 H 15 N 2 NaO 3 , used as a sedative and hypnotic.
noun, Chemistry. 1. Also called soda ash. an anhydrous, grayish-white, odorless, water-soluble powder, Na 2 CO 3 , usually obtained by the Solvay process and containing about 1 percent of impurities consisting of sulfates, chlorides, and bicarbonates of sodium: used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, soaps, paper, petroleum products, sodium salts, as a cleanser, […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, water-soluble solid, NaClO 3 , cool and salty to the taste, used chiefly in the manufacture of explosives and matches, as a textile mordant, and as an oxidizing and bleaching agent. sodium chlorate noun 1. a colourless crystalline soluble compound used as a bleaching agent, weak antiseptic, and weedkiller. Formula: […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. salt1 (def 1). sodium chloride noun 1. common table salt; a soluble colourless crystalline compound occurring naturally as halite and in sea water: widely used as a seasoning and preservative for food and in the manufacture of chemicals, glass, and soap. Formula: NaCl Also called salt sodium chloride n. Common or table […]