from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white crystalline compound, NaHCO3, with a slightly alkaline taste, used in making effervescent salts and beverages, artificial mineral water, pharmaceuticals, and fire extinguishers. Also called bicarbonate of soda, sodium bicarbonate.
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- n. Common name for sodium bicarbonate.
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- n. a white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid
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