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sodium chloride

noun, Chemistry.
salt1 (def 1).
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1865-70 Unabridged
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sodium chloride

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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