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
b : soda pop

Examples of soda water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Drink it: over ice with soda water and a generous chunk of grapefruit. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, "Move over, Aperol spritz: Sunny, breezy California aperitifs are the chic Millennial's new drink of choice," 5 Feb. 2021 The bubbles of carbon dioxide added by using soda water in place of still water, or by adding a touch of baking powder (or both!) will give you a pancake with lacier edges and puffy internal texture. New York Times, "A Foolproof Path to Dinner, by Way of Korea," 12 Jan. 2021 Carducci likes the Venetian spritz for its easy-to-remember 3-2-1 ratio: 3 parts prosecco, 2 parts Aperitivo Select or Amaro Montenegro, and 1 part soda water or seltzer. Casey Barber, CNN, "This New Year's Eve, enjoy a simple celebration at home," 30 Dec. 2020 But Tattersall’s Bootlegger — just add soda water and ice — was a hit in liquor stores. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, "These 7 Minnesota distilleries are making cocktails that are ready to drink," 18 Sep. 2020 Bottles of Tito’s vodka, Gatorade, Coca-Cola and soda water were laid out on a park bench, a convenient bar for students seeking a way to party. USA Today, "'So much for honor': Despite COVID cases, college students threw Labor Day weekend of parties," 9 Sep. 2020 Producing soda water is as straightforward as infusing carbon dioxide into H2O. Adrienne Donica, Popular Mechanics, "White Claws Are Fine. These Highballs Are Better.," 11 July 2020 For our part, Juneteenth meant drinking red soda water and eating barbecued goat, along with other traditional Southern dishes. Annette Gordon-reed, The New Yorker, "Growing Up with Juneteenth," 19 June 2020 Brioza recommends serving it over soda water with little spoonful of gin. Esther Mobley,, "Haus’ new aperitifs support shuttered San Francisco restaurants," 18 June 2020

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First Known Use of soda water

1799, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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10 Feb 2021

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“Soda water.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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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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