sodium hypochlorite
noun Date: 1885 an unstable salt NaOCl produced usually in aqueous solution and used as a bleaching and disinfecting agent

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  • Sodium hypochlorite — Sodium hypochlorite …   Wikipedia

  • sodium hypochlorite — n an unstable salt NaOCl produced usu. in aqueous solution and used as a bleaching and disinfecting agent * * * a salt of sodium used in solution as an antiseptic and disinfectant. In dentistry a 0.5 5.0% solution is used for washing out infected …   Medical dictionary

  • sodium hypochlorite — n. a greenish, unstable salt, NaOCl, usually stored in solution, used esp. as a bleaching agent and disinfectant …   English World dictionary

  • sodium hypochlorite — noun an unstable salt (NaOCl) used as a bleaching agent and disinfectant • Hypernyms: ↑hypochlorite, ↑bleaching agent, ↑bleach, ↑blanching agent, ↑whitener, ↑disinfectant, ↑germicide, ↑antimicrobic, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sodium hypochlorite — natrio hipochloritas statusas T sritis chemija formulė NaClO atitikmenys: angl. sodium hypochlorite rus. натрий хлорноватистокислый; натрия гипохлорит ryšiai: sinonimas – natrio monooksochloratas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • sodium hypochlorite — noun The unstable sodium salt of hypochlorous acid, NaOCl, used as a bleach and a fungicide …   Wiktionary

  • sodium hypochlorite — a salt of sodium used in solution as a disinfectant. In dentistry a 0.5–5.0% solution is used for washing out, cleaning, and disinfecting infected root canals …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • sodium hypochlorite — Chem. a pale green, crystalline compound, NaOCl, unstable in air, soluble in cold water, decomposes in hot water: used as a bleaching agent for paper and textiles, in water purification, in household use, and as a fungicide. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • sodium hypochlorite — so′dium hypochlo′rite n. chem. a pale green crystalline compound, NaOCl, used as a bleaching agent for paper and textiles, in water purification, in household use, and as a fungicide • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • sodium hypochlorite solution — [USP] a clear, pale, greenish yellow liquid with the odor of chlorine, containing 4–6 per cent sodium hypochlorite; used as a disinfectant for utensils, etc., but not suitable for application to wounds. It has also been used as a deodorant and… …   Medical dictionary

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