Examples from the Web for sodium
For example, Kuwait recently put a limit the allowable amount of sodium in bread to lower blood pressure.The Secret to Tracking Ebola, MERS, and Flu? Sewers|Wudan Yan|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For all intents and purposes, sodium thiopental is now unavailable in the United States.
Sports drinksSugar and sodium are good things when it comes to sports drinks!
Other measurements on nutrition labels—calories, fat, sodium—are passive: They simply state how much is in the food.Guess Who Doesn’t Want You to Know How Much Added Sugar Is in Your Food|Tim Mak|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Salt (or, more specifically, sodium) excess goes by the medical term “hypernatremia.”
I believe you could sell chloride of sodium to some of the fishes in the Great Salt Lake—that is if it has fishes.Tom Swift and his Air Scout|Victor Appleton
The soda saltpetre generally contains a quantity of the chloride of sodium.
Alcohol was added to precipitate the sodium sulphate completely, the mixture was heated and filtered.Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron)|William Anderson Syme
Chemically, calcium hydroxide is a moderately strong base, though not so strong as sodium hydroxide.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
At all events, it is quite true that all traces of potassa are washed out with the solution of carbonate of sodium.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
British Dictionary definitions for sodium
- a very reactive soft silvery-white element of the alkali metal group occurring principally in common salt, Chile saltpetre, and cryolite. Sodium and potassium ions maintain the essential electrolytic balance in living cells. It is used in the production of chemicals, in metallurgy, and, alloyed with potassium, as a cooling medium in nuclear reactors. Symbol: Na; atomic no: 11; atomic wt: 22.989768; valency: 1; relative density: 0.971; melting pt: 97.81±0.03°C; boiling pt: 892.9°C
- (as modifier)sodium light