Definition of Sodium. Meaning of Sodium. Synonyms of Sodium
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Definition of Sodium
SodiumSodium So"di*um, n. [NL., fr.E. soda.] (Chem.)
A common metallic element of the alkali group, in nature
always occuring combined, as in common salt, in albite, etc.
It is isolated as a soft, waxy, white, unstable metal, so
readily oxidized that it combines violently with water, and
to be preserved must be kept under petroleum or some similar
liquid. Sodium is used combined in many salts, in the free
state as a reducer, and as a means of obtaining other metals
(as magnesium and aluminium) is an important commercial
product. Symbol Na (Natrium). Atomic weight 23. Specific
Sodium amalgam, an alloy of sodium and mercury, usually
produced as a gray metallic crystalline substance, which
is used as a reducing agent, and otherwise.
Sodium bicarbonate, a white crystalline substance,
HNaCO3, with a slight alkaline taste resembling that of
sodium carbonate. It is found in many mineral springs and
also produced artificially,. It is used in cookery, in
baking powders, and as a source of carbonic acid gas
(carbon dioxide) for soda water. Called also cooking
soda, saleratus, and technically, acid sodium
carbonate, primary sodium carbonate, sodium
Sodium carbonate, a white crystalline substance,
Na2CO3.10H2O, having a cooling alkaline taste, found in
the ashes of many plants, and produced artifically in
large quantities from common salt. It is used in making
soap, glass, paper, etc., and as alkaline agent in many
chemical industries. Called also sal soda, washing
soda, or soda. Cf. Sodium bicarbonate, above and
Sodium chloride, common, or table, salt, NaCl.
Sodium hydroxide, a white opaque brittle solid, NaOH,
having a fibrous structure, produced by the action of
quicklime, or of calcium hydrate (milk of lime), on sodium
carbonate. It is a strong alkali, and is used in the
manufacture of soap, in making wood pulp for paper, etc.
Called also sodium hydrate, and caustic soda. By
extension, a solution of sodium hydroxide.
Meaning of Sodium from wikipedia
is a chemical element
with the symbol Na (from Latin
"natrium") and atomic
number 11. It is a soft, silvery-white, highly reactive
- Sodium bicarbonate
(IUPAC name: sodium hydrogen
carbonate), commonly known
soda (especially in North America
and New Zealand) or bicarbonate...
- Sodium chloride
/ˌsoʊdiəm ˈklɔːraɪd/, commonly known
as salt (although sea salt also contains other chemical
salts), is an ionic compound
with the chemical...
thiopental, also known
as Sodium Pentothal
Laboratories), thiopental, thiopentone, or Trapanal
(also a trademark), is a...
carbonate, Na2CO3, (also known
soda, soda ash and soda crystals) is the inorganic compound
with the formula
Na2CO3 and its various
hydroxide, also known
as lye and caustic
soda, is an inorganic compound
with the formula
NaOH. It is a white solid ionic compound consisting
- Sodium hypochlorite
as bleach) is a chemical compound
with the formula NaOCl
or NaClO, comprising
a sodium cation
(Na+ ) and a hypochlorite...
- Sodium citrate
to any of the sodium salts
acid (though most commonly
the third): Monosodium citrate Disodium citrate Trisodium
- Sodium bisulfite
bisulphite, sodium hydrogen
sulfite) is a chemical mixture
with the approximate chemical formula
- Sodium sulfide
is the chemical compound
with the formula
Na2S, or more commonly
Na2S·9H2O. Both the anhydrous
and the hydrated salts
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