Sodium amalgam

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sodium amalgam an alloy of sodium and mercury, usually produced as a gray metallic crystalline substance, which is used as a reducing agent, and otherwise.
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Usage

In literature:

C. Sodium amalgam in alkaline solution reduces it to phenylhydrazine.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
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