sodium carbonate

noun

Definition of sodium carbonate

  1. :  a sodium salt of carbonic acid used especially in making soaps and chemicals, in water softening, in cleaning and bleaching, and in photography: such asa :  a hygroscopic crystalline anhydrous strongly alkaline salt Na2CO3b :  the transparent crystalline hydrate Na2CO3·10H2O found in nature as natron

1868

First Known Use of sodium carbonate

1868


Medical Dictionary

sodium carbonate

noun

Medical Definition of sodium carbonate

  1. :  a sodium salt of carbonic acid used especially in making soaps and chemicals, in water softening, in cleaning and bleaching, and in photography: asa:  a hygroscopic crystalline anhydrous strongly alkaline salt Na2CO3b:  washing soda


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