sodium fluoride

noun

Definition of sodium fluoride

:a poisonous crystalline salt NaF that is used in trace amounts in the fluoridation of drinking water and toothpastes, in metallurgy, as a flux, and as a pesticide

First Known Use of sodium fluoride

1869


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sodium fluoride

noun

medical Definition of sodium fluoride

:a poisonous crystalline salt NaF that is used in trace amounts in the fluoridation of drinking water, toothpastes, and oral rinses and in metallurgy, as a flux, as an antiseptic, and as a pesticide — see luride

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