a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C 5 H 8 NNaO 4 ⋅H 2 O, used to intensify the flavor of foods.
a white crystalline substance, the sodium salt of glutamic acid, that has little flavour itself but enhances the flavour of proteins either by increasing the amount of saliva produced in the mouth or by stimulating the taste buds: used as a food additive, esp in Chinese foods. Formula: NaC5H8O4 Also called sodium glutamate, MSG
another name for monosodium glutamate
monosodium glutamate mon·o·so·di·um glutamate (mŏn’ə-sō’dē-əm)
Abbr. MSG A white odorless crystalline compound that is a salt of glutamic acid; it is used as a flavor enhancer in foods, an aplication that may cause Chinese restaurant syndrome in sensitive people, and used intravenously as an adjunct in treating encephalopathies associated with liver disease.
A white, crystalline salt used to flavor food, especially in China and Japan. It occurs naturally in tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and seaweed. Chemical formula: C5H8NNaO4.
[hek-suh-met-uh-fos-feyt] /ˌhɛk səˌmɛt əˈfɒs feɪt/ noun 1. See under Calgon. Trademark. 1. a brand of sodium phosphate glass (sodium hexametaphosphate) soluble in water: used as a water-softening agent. noun 1. trademark a chemical compound, sodium hexametaphosphate, with water-softening properties, used in detergents
noun, Chemistry. 1. sodium bisulfate. sodium bisulfate noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless crystalline compound, NaHSO 4 , soluble in water: used in dyeing, in the manufacture of cement, paper, soap, and an acid-type cleaner.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, Na 2 S 2 O 4 , used as a reducing agent, especially in dyeing, and as a bleach.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a pale-green, crystalline compound, NaOCl, unstable in air, soluble in cold water, decomposes in hot water: used as a bleaching agent for paper and textiles, in water purification, in household use, and as a fungicide. sodium hypochlorite n. An unstable salt usually stored in solution and used as a fungicide and an […]