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sodium chloride

noun, Chemistry
1.
salt1 (def 1).
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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British Dictionary definitions for sodium-chloride

sodium chloride

noun
1.
common table salt; a soluble colourless crystalline compound occurring naturally as halite and in sea water: widely used as a seasoning and preservative for food and in the manufacture of chemicals, glass, and soap. Formula: NaCl Also called salt
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sodium-chloride in Medicine

sodium chloride n.
Common or table salt, used as a food preservative and seasoning.

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sodium-chloride in Science
sodium chloride  
See salt.
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Encyclopedia Article for sodium-chloride

sodium chloride

mineral substance of great importance. The mineral form halite, or rock salt, is sometimes called common salt to distinguish it from a class of chemical compounds called salts

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