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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.
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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
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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).
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sodium chloride

See salt.
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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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Translations
Steinsalz

sodium chloride

ncloruro di sodio
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Compared with vast data on the solubility and physicochemical properties of NaCl in aqueous electrolyte systems, the solubility and physicochemical properties data of NaCl in organic solvents are quite limited.
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XRD diagrams show extensive amorphous opal structures, in evident broad band between 19[degrees] and 28[degrees] 2[THETA], in both raw diatomite and diatomite heated without additive (NaCl).
With the knowledge of all these facts, the goal of this study is to evaluate sensory perception in the replacement of NaCl with MSG in different formulations of fish burger through word association and ranking test.
MD gold pineapple plants from in vitro cultures in the presence or absence of NAA and BAP were submitted to different NaCl concentrations and evaluated using methods related to indicators of water and ionic stresses, as well as osmotic adjustment.
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