Meaning of SODA in English

so ‧ da /ˈsəʊdə $ ˈsoʊ-/ BrE AmE noun

[ Date: 1400-1500 ; Language: Italian ; Origin: name of a plant from which soda is obtained ]

1 . [uncountable and countable] ( also soda water ) water that contains bubbles and is often added to alcoholic drinks:

a Scotch and soda

2 . [uncountable and countable] ( also soda pop ) American English a sweet drink containing bubbles, or a can or bottle of this drink SYN pop :

a can of orange soda

a cooler full of sodas

3 . [countable] American English an ↑ ice-cream soda :

a strawberry soda

4 . [uncountable] a substance in the form of a powder containing ↑ sodium , that is used for cooking or cleaning SYN bicarbonate of soda :

baking soda

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.