soda water


Definition of soda water

1 : a weak solution of sodium bicarbonate with some acid added to cause effervescence
2a : a beverage consisting of water highly charged with carbon dioxide

Examples of soda water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Recipe: Equal parts gin and brandy (1.5 ounces each) two parts (6 ounces) dry Vermouth with a dash of angostura bitters, soda water to taste, and a squeeze of lemon. Olivia Martin, Town & Country, "Try a 1920s Cocktail from the Real-Life Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle," 3 Oct. 2019 Classic offerings such as this shine brightest in straightforward drinks like the Southside Fizz, which mingles gin with splashes of lime juice, simple syrup, and effervescent soda water. Bon Appétit, "Four British Gin Picks, Just for You," 18 Dec. 2019 Strain the mixture into a rocks glass and fill with ice and top off with soda water. Los Angeles Times, "Drink Me: Here’s how to make your new favorite mocktail," 10 Oct. 2019 Park also mixes a few soju cocktails with fruit juice and soda water. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "Soju is the world's most-consumed spirit. Here's the best place to try it in Phoenix," 5 Sep. 2019 Top with soda water and garnish with a rosemary sprig. CBS News, "The Dish: Chef Amanda Haas shares her signature recipes," 14 Sep. 2019 Back to your glass – pour a two count of tonic and a three count of soda water. Erin Hill,, "Meghan Markle's Summer Favorites from 2014 Unearthed — and It Includes a 'Love of All Things Brit'," 26 Aug. 2019 Wine may have been the starting point for spritzes, but the recipe slowly evolved, first substituting flat water for the lift of bubbly soda water, then progressively supplementing the flavors with fortified wines and progressively, liqueurs. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "The History of the Aperol Spritz," 24 Aug. 2019 But around town, his drug store soon became just as famous for its cold, sparkling soda water, which Payne sold for a nickel a glass. Bob Carlton |, al, "150 years of memories at Alabama’s oldest soda fountain," 23 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of soda water

1799, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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19 Jan 2020

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“Soda water.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of soda water

: water that has bubbles in it and that is often used to make other drinks

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Kids Definition of soda water

: water with carbon dioxide added

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