sal soda

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Origin of sal soda

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75

Words Nearby sal soda Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sal soda in a sentence

  • Sulphate of lime in water, causing scale, may be counteracted and scale removed by using coal oil and sal soda.

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  • Dissolve the sal soda, borax, and sal tartar in the hot water and add the other ingredients.

  • Flush sink drain three times a week with boiling sal soda solution, onepint sal soda to three gallons of water.

  • A soap to clean clothes without rubbing: Take two pounds of sal soda, two pounds of common bar soap and ten quarts of water.

    The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887) | Mrs. F.L. Gillette
  • For instance: Equal parts of soft soap and sal soda, with enough crude carbolic acid to give a strong odor.

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British Dictionary definitions for sal soda

sal soda

  1. the crystalline decahydrate of sodium carbonate

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