HyperDic: sodium

English > 1 sense of the word sodium:
NOUNsubstancesodium, Na, atomic number 11a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group
sodium > pronunciation
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > sodium: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt).
SynonymsNa, atomic number 11
Broadermetallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Substance ofhalite, rock saltnaturally occurring crystalline sodium chloride
seawater, saltwater, brinewater containing salts
SpanishNa, número atómico 11, sodio
CatalanNa, número atòmic 11, sodi

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