Synonyms

1. sodium-vapour_lamp

noun. lamp in which an electric current passed through a tube of sodium vapor makes a yellow light; used is street lighting.

Synonyms

  • lamp

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2. sodium-vapor_lamp

noun. lamp in which an electric current passed through a tube of sodium vapor makes a yellow light; used is street lighting.

Synonyms

  • sodium-vapour lamp

3. nitrite

noun. the radical -NO2 or any compound containing it (such as a salt or ester of nitrous acid).

Synonyms

  • sodium nitrite
  • chemical group
  • radical

Antonyms

  • old
  • incidental
  • cauline

4. sodium

noun. ['ˈsoʊdiːəm'] a 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).

Synonyms

  • halite
  • metallic element
  • rock salt
  • seawater
  • Na
  • atomic number 11
  • saltwater
  • metal

Antonyms

  • nonmetallic

Example sentences of the word sodium-nitrite


1. Noun Phrase
Table salt is one of the salts commonly used to cure the proteins in meat, but another common curing salt is sodium nitrite, used in many bacon and ham products.

2. Noun Phrase
Sodium nitrate, also referred to as sodium nitrite, is a food preservative used in many foods on the market today.

3. Noun Phrase
Hot dogs are a form of processed or cured meat that may contain sodium nitrite or nitrate, which are compounds that keep food from spoiling.

4. Noun Phrase
Mix together eight pounds of salt, three pounds of sugar, two ounces of sodium nitrate and one-half ounce of sodium nitrite.

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