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Bicarbonate of soda   /baɪkˈɑrbənət əv sˈoʊdə/   Listen
Bicarbonate of soda

A white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid.  Synonyms: baking soda, saleratus, sodium bicarbonate, sodium hydrogen carbonate.

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"Bicarbonate of soda" Quotes from Famous Books

... so agreeable to the palate as the Juliette and the Dlicieuse. The properties of all are much the same. They give tone to the stomach, assist the action of the liver and kidneys, and remove paralysis of the bladder. They are all cold, easily digested, and may be drunk at any time. They contain bicarbonate of soda, lime, and magnesia, lithia, iodine, iron, and some of them traces of the arseniate of soda, and owe their pungency to the ...
— The South of France—East Half • Charles Bertram Black

... Dyar, but using brine instead of salt, and thus avoiding the cost of evaporation. This process consisted of forcing into the brine currents of carbonic acid and ammoniacal gases in such proportions as to generate bicarbonate of ammonia, which, reacting on the salt of the brine, gave bicarbonate of soda and chloride of ammonium. The bicarbonate was placed in a reverberatory furnace, where the heat drove off the water and one equivalent of carbonic acid, leaving the alkali as monocarbonate. Near Middlesbrough, ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 613, October 1, 1887 • Various

Words linked to "Bicarbonate of soda" :   baking soda, hydrogen carbonate, sodium hydrogen carbonate, bicarbonate, sodium bicarbonate

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