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baking soda

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noun
  1. sodium bicarbonate.
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Origin of baking soda

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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Historical Examples

  • Reheat in a Cream Sauce to which a bit of baking-soda has been added.

    The Myrtle Reed Cook Book

    Myrtle Reed

  • Clean and quarter a firm cabbage and cover with boiling salted water to which has been added a pinch of baking-soda.

  • Wash and pick over the sprouts and boil until tender in water to which a little salt and baking-soda have been added.

  • He was fizzling like a baking-soda volcano, saliva slicking his cheeks and nostrils and chin, his eyes rolling.

  • Then stir in a teaspoonful of baking-soda, which will whiten it, and turn it into a greased tin to cool.


baking soda in Medicine

baking soda

(bākĭng)
n.
  1. A white crystalline compound, used as a gastric and systemic antacid, to alkalize urine, and for washes of body cavities.sodium bicarbonate
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baking soda in Science

baking soda

  1. See sodium bicarbonate.
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