- an effervescent beverage consisting of water charged with carbon dioxide.
- soda pop.
- a weak solution of sodium bicarbonate, taken as a stomachic.
Origin of soda water
First recorded in 1795–1805
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Examples from the Web for soda water
You see, the day we went through the hospital, it was hot, and we went to Henderson's for soda-water.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
She sighed and dropped into a chair by the soda-water counter.The Fortune Hunter
Louis Joseph Vance
A spoonful of cream can, if preferred, be used with a bottle of soda-water.Nelson's Home Comforts
There was decanters on the table, and a lot of soda-water bottles.In Direst Peril
David Christie Murray
He drank some whiskey and soda-water, and smoked a cigar as he walked up and down.Tristram of Blent
- an effervescent beverage made by charging water with carbon dioxide under pressureSometimes shortened to: soda
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