Definition of sodium carbonate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


sodium carbonate

BrE BrE//ˌsəʊdiəm ˈkɑːbənət//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsoʊdiəm ˈkɑːrbənət//
(also washing soda) [uncountable] (symbol Na2CO3)
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a chemical in the form of white crystals or powder that dissolves and is used in making glass, soap and paper, and for making water soft
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