a white, crystalline, deliquescent, water-soluble, poisonous powder, NaCN, prepared by heating sodium amide with charcoal: used chiefly in casehardening alloys, in the leaching and flotation of ore, and in electroplating.
a white odourless crystalline soluble poisonous compound with an odour of hydrogen cyanide when damp. It is used for extracting gold and silver from their ores and for case-hardening steel. Formula: NaCN
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline or granular, water-soluble, odorless solid, Na 3 C 6 H 5 O 7 ⋅2H 2 O, having a cool, saline taste: used in photography, in soft drinks, and in medicine chiefly to prevent the coagulation of blood.
noun 1. soft-shell clam. noun 1. another name for the soft-shell clam
noun 1. bituminous coal. noun 1. another name for bituminous coal
- Soft-coated wheaten terrier
[sawft-koh-tid, soft-] /ˈsɔftˌkoʊ tɪd, ˈsɒft-/ noun 1. one of an Irish breed of medium-sized sporting terriers having an abundant, soft, medium-length coat, any shade of wheat in color, with its head and face profusely covered with coat. soft-coated wheaten terrier noun 1. a strongly-built medium-sized variety of terrier with a soft, wavy or curly, wheat-coloured […]