American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A colorless or white crystalline compound, NaCl, used in the manufacture of chemicals and as a food preservative and seasoning.
- n. inorganic chemistry Chemical term for common table salt, a compound composed of equal number of sodium and chlorine atoms. Chemical formula NaCl.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. common, or table, salt, NaCl.
- n. a white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl)
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