sodium nitrite
noun Date: 1869 a salt NaNO2 used especially in dye manufacture and as a meat preservative

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  • sodium nitrite — n a colorless or yellowish deliquescent salt NaNO2 that is used as a meat preservative and in medicine as a vasodilator and an antidote for cyanide poisoning * * * a sodium salt used, with sodium thiosulphate, to treat cyanide poisoning. It is… …   Medical dictionary

  • sodium nitrite — n. a yellowish or white powder, NaNO2, used to make dyes, preserve meats, counteract cyanide poisoning, etc …   English World dictionary

  • sodium nitrite — noun nitrite used to preserve and color food especially in meat and fish products; implicated in the formation of suspected carcinogens • Hypernyms: ↑nitrite * * * noun : a colorless or yellowish deliquescent salt NaNO2 made usually by absorption …   Useful english dictionary

  • sodium nitrite — natrio nitritas statusas T sritis chemija formulė NaNO₂ atitikmenys: angl. sodium nitrite rus. натрий азотистокислый; натрия нитрит ryšiai: sinonimas – natrio dioksonitratas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • sodium nitrite — a sodium salt used, with sodium thiosulphate, to treat cyanide poisoning. Both drugs are administered by intravenous injection and may cause headache and flushing …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • sodium nitrite — 1. Chem. a yellowish or white crystalline compound, NaNO2, soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol and ether: used in the manufacture of dyes and as a color fixative. 2. Nutrition. this compound added to food as a preservative and for… …   Universalium

  • sodium nitrite — noun the sodium salt of nitrous acid, NaNO; used as a food preservative and in many industrial applications Syn: E250 …   Wiktionary

  • sodium nitrite — so′dium ni′trite n. chem. nut a yellowish or white crystalline compound, NaNO2, used as a color fixative and in food as a flavoring and preservative • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • Натрия Нитрит (Sodium Nitrite) — натриевая соль; вместе с тиосульфатом натрия применяется для лечения отравлений цианидами. Обычно нитрит натрия назначается в инъекциях; возможные побочные эффекты от его приме нения: нарушения процесса пищеварения, головокружение, головная боль …   Медицинские термины

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