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bicarb

[bahy-kahrb]
noun
  1. Informal. sodium bicarbonate.
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Origin of bicarb

First recorded in 1920–25; by shortening

bicarb.

  1. bicarbonate.
  2. bicarbonate of soda.
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Examples from the Web for bicarb

Historical Examples

  • I still continue to take the bicarb of potash, but it has little or no effect.

    Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

    John McDouall Stuart


British Dictionary definitions for bicarb

bicarb

noun
  1. short for bicarbonate of soda See sodium bicarbonate
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