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sodic

[soh-dik] /ˈsoʊ dɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or containing sodium:
sodic soil.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; sod(ium) + -ic
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Examples from the web for sodic
  • Cottage cheese whey has been applied to arid, high-pH sodic soils.
  • Salinization is an example that shows how geology and hydrology influence the formation of saline and sodic soils.
  • Effect of mineral weathering on the response of sodic soils to exchangeable magnesium.
  • The ability to drain and treat saline and sodic soils shall be considered where this is a problem.
  • Small snow-white plagioclase phenocrysts of sodic labradorite are characteristic.
  • sodic soils have too much sodium relative to calcium and magnesium.
  • It is tolerant of weakly saline and sodic conditions, but prefers neutral soils.
British Dictionary definitions for sodic

sodic

/ˈsəʊdɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to sodium
2.
containing sodium
Derived Forms
sodicity, noun
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sodic in Science
sodic
  (sō'dĭk)   
Relating to or containing sodium.
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