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baking soda

Origin of baking soda
1880-1885
An Americanism dating back to 1880-85
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baking soda bak·ing soda (bā'kĭng)
n.
A white crystalline compound, used as a gastric and systemic antacid, to alkalize urine, and for washes of body cavities. Also called sodium bicarbonate.

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baking soda in Science
baking soda  
See sodium bicarbonate.
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