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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A soft, light, extremely malleable silver-white metallic element that reacts explosively with water, is naturally abundant in combined forms, especially in common salt, and is used in the production of a wide variety of industrially important compounds.

Usage examples (37)
  • sodium chloride is common table salt.
  • And over a third of that sodium is in the ketchup, and a third in the bun.
  • It tasted wonderful, and had the added benefit of being lower in sodium and fat.
  • Many forms of baking powder contain sodium bicarbonate combined with cream of tartar. for more
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