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Synonyms for sodium

a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group

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Among the types of food anti-caking agents-calcium compounds, sodium compounds, silicon dioxide, magnesium compounds, microcrystalline cellulose, and others (including aluminum silicate and potassium ferrocyanide)-calcium compounds accounted for the largest market share in 2014, followed by silicon dioxide and sodium compounds.
She chose sodium compounds because of the large amounts of sodium and sulfate in the ocean.
Sodium compounds that may be in foods Some are preservatives, stabilizers, thickeners, flavor enhancers, drying agents, etc.
High in sulfides, chlorides, and sodium compounds, these particles pose an abrasive and corrosive threat to the turbines that drive a power plant's generators, as well as to air quality.
In the 1995 accident, 2-3 tons of liquid sodium compounds used as a coolant leaked from the Monju reactor in Tsuruga, Fukui, forcing the plant to shut down.