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sodium carbonate

sodium carbonate

 
pronunciation:
so di m kar b niht [or] so di m kar b neIt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a grayish-white powder, the anhydrous sodium salt of carbonic acid, used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, soap, and sodium salts, and in bleaching and water treatment; soda ash.
definition 2: any of various hydrated carbonates of sodium, used similarly; sal soda; washing soda.