sodium chloride

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Origin of sodium chloride

First recorded in 1865–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for sodium chloride

flavoring, spice, zest, taste, alkali, savor, brine, flavor, condiment, relish

British Dictionary definitions for sodium chloride

sodium chloride

  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: NaClAlso called: salt
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sodium chloride in Medicine

sodium chloride

  1. Common or table salt, used as a food preservative and seasoning.
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sodium chloride in Science

sodium chloride

  1. See salt.
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