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so'dium chlo'rate



Chem.
a colorless, water-soluble solid, NaClO3, cool and salty to the taste, used chiefly in the manufacture of explosives and matches, as a textile mordant, and as an oxidizing and bleaching agent.

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sodium carbonatesodium chloride
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