from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various forms of sodium carbonate.
- n. Chemically combined sodium.
- n. See carbonated water.
- n. Chiefly Northeastern U.S., Eastern Missouri, & Southwestern Illinois See soft drink. See Regional Note at tonic.
- n. A refreshment made from carbonated water, ice cream, and usually a flavoring.
- n. Games The card turned face up at the beginning of faro.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Sodium carbonate.
- n. Sodium in chemical combination.
- n. Carbonated water (originally made with sodium bicarbonate).
- n. Any carbonated (usually sweet) soft drink.
- n. A glass, bottle or can of this drink.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Sodium oxide or hydroxide.
- n. Popularly, sodium carbonate or bicarbonate. Sodium bicarbonate is also called baking soda
- n. same as sodium, used in terms such as bicarbonate of soda.
- n. same as soda water.
- n. a non-alcoholic beverage, sweetened by various means, containing flavoring and supersaturated with carbon dioxide, so as to be effervescent when the container is opened; -- in different localities it is variously called also soda pop, pop, mineral water, and minerals. It has many variants. The sweetening agent may be natural, such as cane sugar or corn syrup, or artificial, such as saccharin or aspartame. The flavoring varies widely, popular variants being fruit or cola flavoring.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Sesquicarbonate or normal carbonate of sodium (Na2CO3); soda-ash: the latter being the common name of the commercial article, one of the most, if not the most, important of all the Products of chemical manufacture.
- n. Soda-water.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
- n. a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
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