a white, free-flowing, flammable powder, CH 3 ONa, decomposed by water to sodium hydroxide and methyl alcohol: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a crystalline, water-soluble compound, NaNO 3 , that occurs naturally as soda niter: used in fertilizers, explosives, and glass, and as a color fixative in processed meats. sodium nitrate noun 1. a white crystalline soluble solid compound occurring naturally as Chile saltpetre and caliche and used in matches, explosives, and rocket propellants, […]
noun 1. Chemistry. a yellowish or white crystalline compound, NaNO 2 , soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol and ether: used in the manufacture of dyes and as a color fixative. 2. Nutrition. this compound added to food as a preservative and for flavor and color, especially in pork, fish, and beef products: implicated […]
- Sodium nitroprusside
sodium nitroprusside n. A compound used as a reagent for the detection of organic compounds in the urine and as a potent agent for inducing hypotension through intravenous infusion.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, NaBO 2 ⋅3H 2 O or NaBO 3 ⋅4H 2 O, used chiefly as a bleaching agent and antiseptic. sodium perborate noun 1. a white odourless crystalline compound used as an antiseptic and deodorant. Formula: NaBO3.4H2O sodium perborate sodium per·bo·rate (pər-bôr’āt’) n. A white odorless crystalline compound […]