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soda water

an effervescent beverage consisting of water charged with carbon dioxide.
a weak solution of sodium bicarbonate, taken as a stomachic.
Origin of soda water
First recorded in 1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Soak the beans overnight and then parboil them in soda water.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • The worthy man took me in, gave me some soda water, and some good advice.

    Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
  • He had no least notion what might be the price of soda water.

    The Fortune Hunter Louis Joseph Vance
  • She helped herself to soda water from a siphon on the sideboard.

    The Avenger E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Why does soda water run up a straw when you draw on the straw?

    Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
  • The problem at this time did not concern the soda water but the bottles.

    In Mesopotamia Martin Swayne
  • There was a great shortage of soda water bottles in Mesopotamia.

    In Mesopotamia Martin Swayne
  • Something to take, Mollie, and you shall—hic—you shall have some—hic—some soda water.

    Work and Win Oliver Optic
  • Also there was a tumbler, a siphon of soda water, and a bottle of port.

    A Padre in France George A. Birmingham
British Dictionary definitions for soda water

soda water

an effervescent beverage made by charging water with carbon dioxide under pressure Sometimes shortened to soda
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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