Meaning of SODIUM in English

SODIUM

n.

Pronunciation: ' s ō -d ē - ə m

Function: noun

Etymology: New Latin, from English soda

Date: 1807

: a silver-white soft waxy ductile element of the alkali metal group that occurs abundantly in nature in combined form and is very active chemically ― see ELEMENT table

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