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soda

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noun so·da \ˈsō-də\

Simple Definition of soda

  • : a drink made of soda water, flavoring, and often ice cream

  • : a white powdery substance that contains salt and is used in cooking and medicine

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of soda

  1. 1a :  sodium carbonateb :  sodium bicarbonatec :  sodium —often used in combination <soda-feldspar> <nitrate of soda>

  2. 2a :  soda water 2ab :  soda popc :  a sweet drink consisting of soda water, flavoring, and often ice cream

  3. 3 :  the faro card that shows faceup in the dealing box before play begins

Examples of soda in a sentence

  1. I ordered fries and a soda.



Origin and Etymology of soda

Italian, from Arabic suwwād, any of several saltworts from the ashes of which sodium carbonate is obtained


First Known Use: 1558

Rhymes with soda


SODA Defined for Kids

soda

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noun so·da \ˈsō-də\

Definition of soda for Students

  1. 1 :  a powdery substance like salt used in washing and in making glass or soap

  2. 2 :  baking soda

  3. 3 :  soda water

  4. 4 :  soda pop

  5. 5 :  a sweet drink made of soda water, flavoring, and often ice cream




Medical Dictionary

soda

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noun so·da \ˈsōd-ə\

Medical Definition of soda




Learn More about soda

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of soda


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