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washing soda

n.
A hydrated sodium carbonate used as a general cleanser.

washing soda

n
(Elements & Compounds) the crystalline decahydrate of sodium carbonate, esp when used as a cleansing agent

so′dium car′bonate



n.
1. Also called soda ash. an anhydrous, grayish white, odorless, water-soluble powder, Na2CO3, used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, soaps, paper, petroleum products, sodium salts, as a cleanser, for bleaching, and in water treatment.
2. Also called sal soda, soda, washing soda. a hydrated form of this salt, Na2CO3∙10H2O, used similarly.
[1865–70]
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Noun1.washing soda - a sodium salt of carbonic acidwashing soda - 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)
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Wrap string around the brass so you can lift it, then dissolve a cup of washing soda in two litres of hot water and pour it in, making sure the brass is covered in the solution.
In modern practice, the pretreatment is to boil the cotton thread in a solution of washing soda (sodium carbonate).
You can also remove vegetable skins more easily if you brush them with a stiff brush - Ethel Davies, Penn, Wolverhampton IF you want really fluffy towels soak them overnight in cold water along with a cup of washing soda.
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The pub took its name from the washing soda made at the plant, which was a mild alkali.