sodium chloride


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sodium chloride

n.
A colorless or white crystalline compound, NaCl, used in the manufacture of chemicals and as a food preservative and seasoning.

sodium chloride

n
(Elements & Compounds) 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

salt

(sɔlt)

n.
1. a crystalline compound, sodium chloride, NaCl, occurring chiefly as a mineral or a constituent of seawater, and used for seasoning food and as a preservative.
2. any of a class of chemical compounds formed by neutralization of an acid by a base, a reaction in which hydrogen atoms of the acid are replaced by cations supplied by the base.
3. table salt mixed with an herb or seasoning as named: onion salt.
4. an element that gives liveliness or pungency.
5. sharp, biting wit.
6. a sailor, esp. an old or experienced one.
v.t.
7. to season with salt.
8. to cure or preserve with salt.
9. to provide with salt: to salt cattle.
10. to treat with common salt or with any chemical salt.
11. to spread salt on so as to melt snow or ice.
12. to introduce rich ore fraudulently into (a mine, a mineral sample, etc.) to create a false impression of value.
13. salt away,
a. Also, salt down. to preserve by adding salt to, as meat.
b. to save (money) for future use.
14. salt out, to separate (a dissolved substance) from a solution by the addition of a salt, esp. common salt.
adj.
15. containing salt, or tasting of salt: a salt drink.
16. cured or preserved with salt: salt cod.
17. inundated by salt water.
Idioms:
1. take with a grain or pinch of salt, to be somewhat skeptical about.
2. worth one's salt, deserving of one's wages or salary.
[before 900; (n. and adj.) Middle English; Old English sealt, c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon, Old Norse Gothic salt, Old High German, German salz; akin to Latin sāl, Greek háls; (v.) Middle English salten, Old English s(e)altan]
salt′like`, adj.
syn: See sailor.

SALT

(sɔlt)

n.
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (or Treaty).

sodium chloride

See salt.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sodium chloride - a white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl)
binary compound - chemical compound composed of only two elements
atomic number 17, chlorine, Cl - a common nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; best known as a heavy yellow irritating toxic gas; used to purify water and as a bleaching agent and disinfectant; occurs naturally only as a salt (as in sea water)
halite, rock salt - naturally occurring crystalline sodium chloride
brine, saltwater, seawater - water containing salts; "the water in the ocean is all saltwater"
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Lloyd's discovery of the "death bacillus" of the sea toad, and his experiments on it with potassium cyanide, sent his name and that of his university ringing round the world; nor was Paul a whit behind when he succeeded in producing laboratory colloids exhibiting amoeba-like activities, and when he cast new light upon the processes of fertilization through his startling experiments with simple sodium chlorides and magnesium solutions on low forms of marine life.
They found that meat processors can reduce lipid oxidation associated with sea salts or pure sodium chloride by substituting a blend of potassium chloride and sodium chloride.
In the food sector, sodium chloride is mainly used for seasoning, colouring, curing meats, preserving fish, etc.
The pharmaceutical grade sodium chloride market is estimated to witness a CAGR of 6.
The fifth (experience 4) group consisted of non-pregnant rats drinking sodium chloride water.
As a result Samuel was wrongly given 50ml of a sodium chloride solution despite a registrar prescribing just 5ml.
The inoculated samples were then treated with 1% hydrogen peroxide, 2% hydrogen peroxide, 200 ppm of sodium chloride and distilled water for periods of 0.
Dieter Klaus and colleagues said that people whose intake of dietary sodium chloride is in excess of 6 g per day increase their risk of cardiovascular morbidities and hypertension.
The potential benefit is, unlike sodium chloride which is poured on to the track, magnesium chloride can be dissolved in water and put on with a bowser allowing some moisture to be maintained in the surface at the same time.
In a House of Lords debate on the salt content of children's food last week, Baroness Rendell said consumers might not know that salt was often described as sodium or sodium chloride on labels.
Under the agreements, which are each 20 years or more in length, Tetra will acquire its bromine requirements from Chemtura; Tetra will make a significant investment in the construction of a processing facility on property adjacent to Chemtura's El Dorado, AR, facility for the extraction of calcium chloride and other salts from tall brines purchased from Chemtura; Tetra will make an investment in Chemtura's bromine operations; Tetra will sell sodium chloride and magnesium hydroxide extracted from the tail brine to Chemtura for use as a feedstock for chlorine production and as a flame retardant and/or neutralization agent, respectively; and Chemtura will have the right to participate in future development or purchase of Tetra's brine leases, should Tetra elect to joint develop or divest.
So, much of that chloride probably comes from road salt, which contains predominantly sodium chloride, the researchers say in the Sept.

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