verb (used with object)
to boil (an egg) just long enough for the yolk and white to partially solidify, usually three or four minutes.
(of an egg) boiled for a short time so that the yolk is still soft
or sodium bichromate noun, Chemistry. 1. a red or orange crystalline, water-soluble solid, Na 2 Cr 2 O 7 ⋅2H 2 O, used as an oxidizing agent in the manufacture of dyes and inks, as a corrosion inhibitor, a mordant, a laboratory reagent, in the tanning of leather, and in electroplating. sodium dichromate noun 1. […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. 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. sodium cyanide noun 1. a white odourless crystalline soluble poisonous compound with an odour of hydrogen cyanide when damp. It is used […]
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