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so·da

 (sō′də)
n.
1.
a. Any of various forms of sodium carbonate.
b. Chemically combined sodium.
2.
b. Chiefly Northeastern US, Eastern Missouri, & Southwestern Illinois See soft drink. tonic
3. A refreshment made from carbonated water, ice cream, and usually a flavoring.
4. Games The card turned face up and discarded at the beginning of faro.

[Middle English sode, soda, saltwort, soda, from Old Italian soda, perhaps from Arabic suwayd, soda, soda-plant or suwayda, type of saltwort; see šwd in Semitic roots.]

soda

(ˈsəʊdə)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) any of a number of simple inorganic compounds of sodium, such as sodium carbonate (washing soda), sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), and sodium hydroxide (caustic soda)
2. (Cookery) See soda water
3. (Cookery) US and Canadian a fizzy drink
4. (Card Games) the top card of the pack in faro
5. a soda slang Austral something easily done; a pushover
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from sodanum barilla, a plant that was burned to obtain a type of sodium carbonate, perhaps of Arabic origin]

so•da

(ˈsoʊ də)

n., pl. -das.
3. sodium: carbonate of soda.
5. a drink made with soda water, flavored syrup, and often ice cream.
7. (in faro) the card turned up in the dealing box before one begins to play.
[1550–60; (< Italian) < Medieval Latin < Arabic suwwādah kind of plant]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soda - a sodium salt of carbonic acidsoda - a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
2.soda - a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoringsoda - a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics"
soft drink - nonalcoholic beverage (usually carbonated)
carbonated water, club soda, soda water, sparkling water, seltzer - effervescent beverage artificially charged with carbon dioxide
Translations
صوداماء الصودامَشْروب الصودا والبوظَه
sodastřik se zmrzlinou
icecream-sodasoda
kivennäisvesilimonadinatriumkarbonaattisoodasoodavesi
szódaüdítõital
gosdrykkurnatríum; sódisódavatn
sodasodos vanduo
gāzēts dzēriens ar saldējumugāzēts ūdenssoda
sóda
sodavica
maden suyusodasodalı dondurma

soda

[ˈsəʊdə]
A. N
1. (Chem) → sosa f (Culin) → bicarbonato m (sódico)
2. (= drink) → soda f
whisky and sodawhisky-soda m
do you like soda with it?¿te echo un poco de sifón?, ¿con soda?
3. (US) (= pop) → gaseosa f, refresco m
B. CPD soda ash Nsosa f comercial, ceniza f de soda
soda bread N pan hecho con levadura de bicarbonato
soda fountain Ncafé-bar m
soda siphon Nsifón m
soda water Nsoda f

soda

[ˈsəʊdə] n
(CHEMISTRY)soude f
(also soda water) → eau f gazeuse; (for cocktails)soda m
a whisky and soda → un whisky soda
(US) (also soda pop) → soda msoda biscuit n (US)scone msoda bread npain m irlandais (au bicarbonate)soda cracker (US) nbiscuit m salésoda fountain n (US)
(= place) → buvette f
(= siphon) → siphon m d'eau de Seltzsoda siphon nsiphon m d'eau de Seltzsoda water neau f de Seltz

soda

n
(Chem) → Soda nt; (= sodium oxide)Natriumoxid nt; (= caustic soda)Ätznatron nt
(= soda water)Soda(wasser) nt; (US: = sweet carbonated drink) → Limo f (inf), → Softdrink m

soda

:
soda biscuit, (US) soda cracker
nKräcker m
soda bread
n mit Backpulver gebackenes Brot
soda crystals
pl(Wasch)soda nt
soda fountain
n (dated US: serving drinks etc) → Theke f
soda pop
n (US inf) → Limo f (inf)

soda

:
soda siphon
nSiphon m
soda water
nSodawasser nt

soda

[ˈsəʊdə] n
a. (Chem) → soda
b. (drink) → seltz m inv
whisky and soda → whisky e soda
c. (Am) (also soda pop) → gassosa

soda

(ˈsəudə) noun
1. the name given to several substances formed with sodium, especially one (washing soda or sodium carbonate) in the form of crystals, used for washing, or one (baking soda or sodium bicarbonate) used in baking.
2. soda-water. whisky and soda.
3. (American) a drink made with flavoured soda-water and usually ice-cream.
ˈsoda-water noun
water through which the gas carbon dioxide has been passed, making it fizzy.

so·da

n. soda, carbonato de sodio;
baking ___bicarbonato de sodio.
References in classic literature ?
Along an alleyway he went and slipping in at the back door of the saloon began drinking a drink made of a combination of sloe gin and soda water.
Jonas had told them how the meat that was taken out of pickle would often be found sour, and how they would rub it up with soda to take away the smell, and sell it to be eaten on free-lunch counters; also of all the miracles of chemistry which they performed, giving to any sort of meat, fresh or salted, whole or chopped, any color and any flavor and any odor they chose.
Well, I'll have pie and a glass of soda every day, and I'll go to every circus that comes along.
Her dinner pail swung from her right hand, and she had a blissful consciousness of the two soda biscuits spread with butter and syrup, the baked cup-custard, the doughnut, and the square of hard gingerbread.
I bargained for ninepence, and what with the roller, and opening the soda water, and shoving them heavy tables about, there was a decomposition of tissue in me to the tune of two shillings.
I will get soft soap, and monkey soap, and all sorts of soap; and soda and scrubbing brushes; and persian powder; and carbolic to remove the smell.
His host attributed this to the fact that his guest was unaccustomed to the society of cultured women, and so found a pretext to quickly extricate him from his seemingly unpleasant position and lead him away to his study and the brandy and soda which were evidently much less embarrassing to Mr.
A bar in modern style, well replenished with decanters, bottles, cigar boxes, and net-work bags of lemons, and provided with a beer pump, and a soda fount, extends along one side of the room.
We have heard this also called the Soda Spring, and described as containing iron and sulphur.
Passing the bakery, half way down the block, he dropped in, ordered a chocolate ice-cream soda, and chose a seat near the window.
You see, Watson," he explained in the early hours of the morning as we sat over a glass of whisky and soda in Baker Street, "it was perfectly obvious from the first that the only possible object of this rather fantastic business of the advertisement of the League, and the copying of the 'Encyclopaedia,' must be to get this not over-bright pawnbroker out of the way for a number of hours every day.
Ice-cream soda and buck-wheat cakes, and a happy evening at lovely Luna Park.