|a yellowish-white odourless soluble powder formed when sodium reacts with an excess of oxygen: used as an oxidizing agent in chemical preparations, a bleaching agent, an antiseptic, and in removing carbon dioxide from air in submarines, etc. Formula: Na2O2|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
sodium peroxide n.
A yellowish-white powder used as a germicide, an antiseptic, and a disinfectant.