[byoo-tuh-bahr-bi-tawl, -tal] /ˌbyu təˈbɑr bɪˌtɔl, -ˌtæl/
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 […]
noun, Psychiatry. 1. a person with a psychopathic personality whose behavior is antisocial, often criminal, and who lacks a sense of moral responsibility or social conscience. noun 1. (psychiatry) another name for psychopath sociopath so·ci·o·path (sō’sē-ə-pāth’, -shē-) n. A person affected with an antisocial personality disorder. so’ci·o·path’ic adj. sociopath [(soh-see-uh-path, soh-shee-uh-path)] Someone whose social behavior […]