Definition of sodic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsōdik/


1Of or containing sodium.
Example sentences
  • A scintillometer could make a radiometric survey at the same time which would distinguish potassic from sodic granites.
  • The Lake George center, for instance, had three emplacements, one potassic, another sodic, and yet another with a mixed composition.
  • There are no secondary sodic phases present, and no observed albitization of potassium feldspar, suggesting only limited Na mobility.
1.1 Mineralogy (Of mineral, rock, or soil) containing a higher proportion of sodium than usual.
Example sentences
  • Students use standard procedures to qualify saline and sodic soils, observe salt and sodium effects on water percolation, and conduct a bioassay of incrementally-degraded soils with plants of varying salt-tolerance.
  • For saline and sodic soil which are more deficient in nutrients, it is necessary to apply about 20-25 per cent higher dose of ‘N’ than the normal soils.
  • Improving soil tilth and permeability by adding gypsum is only accomplished in sodic soils.

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Syllabification: so·dic

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