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(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline soluble compound usually obtained by the Solvay process and used in effervescent drinks, baking powders, fire extinguishers, and in medicine as an antacid; sodium hydrogen carbonate. Formula: NaHCO3. Also called: bicarbonate of soda or baking soda
a white water-soluble powder, NaHCO3, used chiefly as an antacid, a fire extinguisher, and a leavening agent in baking. Also called bicarbonate of soda, baking soda.
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|Noun||1.||sodium bicarbonate - a white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid|