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sodium carbonate

noun

Definition of SODIUM CARBONATE

:  a sodium salt of carbonic acid used especially in making soaps and chemicals, in water softening, in cleaning and bleaching, and in photography: as
a :  a hygroscopic crystalline anhydrous strongly alkaline salt Na2CO3
b :  the transparent crystalline hydrate Na2CO3·10H2O found in nature as natron
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First Known Use of SODIUM CARBONATE

1868
Medical Dictionary

sodium carbonate

noun

Medical Definition of SODIUM CARBONATE

:  a sodium salt of carbonic acid used especially in making soaps and chemicals, in water softening, in cleaning and bleaching, and in photography: as a :  a hygroscopic crystalline anhydrous strongly alkaline salt Na2CO3 b :  washing soda

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