sodium-fluoride

sodium fluoride

noun
a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, NaF, used chiefly in the fluoridation of water, as an insecticide, and as a rodenticide.

Origin:
1900–05

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sodium fluoride n.
A colorless crystalline salt used in fluoridation of water, in treatment of tooth decay, and as an insecticide and a disinfectant.

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sodium fluoride  
A colorless, crystalline salt used to fluoridate water and treat tooth decay. It is also used as an insecticide and a disinfectant. Chemical formula: NaF.
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