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soda

[ soh-duh ]

noun

  1. sodium, as in carbonate of soda.
  2. a drink made with soda water, flavoring, such as fruit or other syrups, and often ice cream, milk, etc.
  3. (in faro) the card turned up in the dealing box before one begins to play.


soda

/ ˈsəʊdə /

noun

  1. any of a number of simple inorganic compounds of sodium, such as sodium carbonate ( washing soda ), sodium bicarbonate ( baking soda ), and sodium hydroxide ( caustic soda )
  2. a fizzy drink
  3. the top card of the pack in faro
  4. a soda slang.
    something easily done; a pushover


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  • soda·less adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of soda1

1550–60; (< Italian ) < Medieval Latin < Arabic suwwādah kind of plant; compare Middle French soulde, soude
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Word History and Origins

Origin of soda1

C16: from Medieval Latin, from sodanum barilla, a plant that was burned to obtain a type of sodium carbonate, perhaps of Arabic origin
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Example Sentences

Sadler recommends mixing a paste of baking soda and water, then smearing it on in a thick layer and leaving it for 20 minutes to work on softening the deposits.

Prag recommends doctoring your recipes with ingredients that add rise, like eggs or baking soda, as well as add-ins that can help lend some structure, like bananas.

Look for large boxes of baking soda in the laundry aisle, for even more savings.

Coca-Cola and Pepsi, finding themselves behind the ball, scrambled to come up with their own diet soda offerings.

We’re trying to encourage people to have something close at hand to smother the fire, like a lid, or baking soda.

He would shake a chilled Coke, and then spray the soda into a cold glass of milk.

Place the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt on parchment or wax paper.

He speaks while sipping a soda in the restaurant of the Residence Victoria in downtown Kisangani.

Meanwhile, sift the flour, baking soda, and salt into a medium bowl.

Derika Moses hefted a case of 2-liter soda bottles while setting up a grocery store display in 2007.

Amorphous urates are readily soluble in caustic soda solutions.

Crystals of calcium oxalate are insoluble in acetic acid or caustic soda.

He walked over to the table and mixed two tumblers of whiskey-and-soda, wondering why he had not thought of it before.

He paused, then mixed and drank another whiskey-and-soda, lit a cigarette, and resumed.

Is spring water fit for washing the iodized paper; if it contains either sulphate or bicarbonate of lime or muriate of soda?

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