sodium hexametaphosphate

[ hek-suh-met-uh-fos-feyt ]
/ ˌhɛk səˌmɛt əˈfɒs feɪt /

noun

See under Calgon.

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Origin of sodium hexametaphosphate

Definition for sodium hexametaphosphate (2 of 2)

Calgon
[ kal-gon ]
/ ˈkæl gɒn /

Trademark.

a brand of sodium phosphate glass (sodium hexametaphosphate), soluble in water: used as a water-softening agent.
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British Dictionary definitions for sodium hexametaphosphate

Calgon
/ (ˈkælɡɒn) /

noun

trademark a chemical compound, sodium hexametaphosphate, with water-softening properties, used in detergents
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