sodium fluoride


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sodium fluoride

n.
A colorless crystalline salt, NaF, used to fluoridate water, to prevent tooth decay, and as an insecticide and disinfectant.

so′dium fluor′ide


n.
a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, NaF, used chiefly in the fluoridation of water, as an insecticide, and as a rodenticide.
[1900–05]

sodium fluoride

A colorless, crystalline salt, NaF, used to fluoridate water and treat tooth decay. It is also used as an insecticide and a disinfectant.
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Noun1.sodium fluoride - a colorless crystalline salt of sodium (NaF) used in fluoridation of water and to prevent tooth decay
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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