a colorless or white, crystalline, deliquescent, water-soluble solid, NaI, used chiefly in the manufacture of photographic emulsions, in organic synthesis, and as a disinfectant in veterinary medicine.
noun, Electricity. 1. sodium-vapor lamp. sodium-vapor lamp [soh-dee-uh m-vey-per] /ˈsoʊ di əmˌveɪ pər/ noun, Electricity. 1. an electric lamp in which sodium vapor is activated by current passing between two electrodes, producing a yellow, glareless light: used on streets and highways. noun 1. another name for sodium-vapour lamp
- Sodium meta-arsenite
[met-uh-ahr-suh-nahyt] /ˌmɛt əˈɑr səˌnaɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. sodium arsenite.
[met-uh-sil-i-kit, -keyt] /ˌmɛt əˈsɪl ɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, granular sodium silicate, Na 2 SiO 3 , soluble in water: used in detergents and in bleaching and cleaning products.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, free-flowing, flammable powder, CH 3 ONa, decomposed by water to sodium hydroxide and methyl alcohol: used chiefly in organic synthesis.