sodium benzoate

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sodium benzoate

n.
The sodium salt of benzoic acid, NaC7H5O2, used as a food preservative, an antiseptic, and an intermediate in dye manufacture and in the production of pharmaceuticals. Also called benzoate of soda.
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sodium benzoate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline soluble compound used as an antibacterial and antifungal agent in preserving food (E211), as an antiseptic, and in making dyes and pharmaceuticals. Formula: (C6H5COO)Na. Also called: benzoate of soda
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so′dium ben′zoate


n.
a white, water-soluble powder, C7H5NaO2, used chiefly as a food preservative.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.sodium benzoate - a white crystalline salt used as a food preservative and antiseptic
benzoate - any salt or ester of benzoic acid
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