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- noun A colorless or white crystalline compound, NaCl, used in the manufacture of chemicals and as a food preservative and seasoning.
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- noun inorganic chemistry Chemical term for common table
salt, a compound composed of equal number of sodiumand chlorineatoms. Chemical formula NaCl.
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- noun a white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl)
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