soda

noun so·da \ ˈsō-də \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of soda

c :sodium often used in combination
  • soda-feldspar
  • nitrate of soda
2 a :soda water 2a
c :a sweet drink consisting of soda water, flavoring, and often ice cream
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.

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Origin and Etymology of soda

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


SODA Defined for English Language Learners

soda

noun

Definition of soda for English Language Learners

  • : 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


SODA Defined for Kids

soda

noun so·da \ ˈsō-də \

Definition of soda for Students

1 :a powdery substance like salt used in washing and in making glass or soap
5 :a sweet drink made of soda water, flavoring, and often ice cream

Medical Dictionary

soda

noun so·da \ ˈsōd-ə \

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