sodium hypochlorite


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sodium hypochlorite

n.
An unstable salt, NaOCl, usually stored in solution and used as a fungicide and an oxidizing bleach.

so′dium hypochlo′rite


n.
a pale green crystalline compound, NaOCl, used as a bleaching agent for paper and textiles, in water purification, in household use, and as a fungicide.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sodium hypochlorite - an unstable salt (NaOCl) used as a bleaching agent and disinfectant
antimicrobial, antimicrobic, disinfectant, germicide - an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease
hypochlorite - any salt or ester of hypochlorous acid
blanching agent, bleaching agent, whitener, bleach - an agent that makes things white or colorless
eau de Javelle, Javel water, Javelle water - an aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite
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8 per cent sodium hypochlorite solution as-needed and on-site from water and salt for disinfecting drinking, process, and swimming pool water.