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: such 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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1868

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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

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