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so·da / ˈsōdə/ • n. 1. (also soda water or club soda) carbonated water (originally made with sodium bicarbonate) drunk alone or with liquor or wine: a whiskey and soda. ∎  (also soda pop) a carbonated soft drink: a can of soda. 2. sodium carbonate, esp. as a natural mineral or as an industrial chemical. ∎  sodium in chemical combination: nitrate of soda.

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soda Any of several sodium compounds, especially sodium carbonate (Na2CO3), usually manufactured from common salt (sodium chloride, NaCl) and ammonia by the Solvay process. The anhydrous (lacking water) form is known as soda ash; washing soda is hydrated sodium carbonate (Na2CO3.10H2O)

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soda sodium carbonate. XVI. — medL., perh. back-formation f. sodānum glasswort, based on Arab. ṣudā headache (for which the plant, containing soda, was used as a remedy), f. ṣada'a split.
Hence sodium (chem.) metal forming the base of soda. XIX.

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soda: see sodium carbonate.

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