from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white crystalline compound, Na2SO4, used to manufacture paper, glass, dyes, and pharmaceuticals.
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- n. The sodium salt of sulfuric acid, Na2SO4; it is a mild laxative (as Glauber's salt), and is used in the manufacture of paper, detergents and many other products.
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- n. a solid white bitter salt used in manufacturing glass and paper and dyes and pharmaceuticals
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