[hek-suh-met-uh-fos-feyt] /ˌhɛk səˌmɛt əˈfɒs feɪt/
See under Calgon.
a brand of sodium phosphate glass (sodium hexametaphosphate) soluble in water: used as a water-softening agent.
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 […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. sodium thiosulfate.