Meaning of SODA in English

SODA

ˈsōdə, dial -dē or -di noun

( -s )

Etymology: Italian, barilla (from which soda is produced), soda, from (assumed) Medieval Latin soda barilla (whence Medieval Latin sodanum barilla), perhaps from Arabic suwwād

1.

a. : sodium carbonate ; especially : the decahydrate of the normal salt

b. : sodium bicarbonate

c. : sodium hydroxide

2.

a. : sodium oxide

b. : sodium — not used systematically

nitrate of soda

3.

a. : soda water 2

b. : ice-cream soda

4. : the faro card that shows face up in the dealing box before play begins

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