soda water


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

Examples of soda water in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While the exact date this drink was created is unknown, legend has it that a certain Dr. Chilton arrived at the bar at the Lubbock Country Club in West Texas, requesting a refreshing combination of fresh lemon juice, vodka, and soda water, with a salted rim and wheel of lemon. Brennan Long, Southern Living, 24 Dec. 2023 For those who like to keep things dry, there are plenty of equally flavorful non-alcoholic elixirs like the Fit As A Fiddle featuring pineapple, grapefruit, coconut and yuzu and the Peach & Jasmine Cooler featuring peach, jasmine, and soda water. Amber Love Bond, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 Fresh squeezed citrus and soda water are especially good low-sugar mixers to avoid a hangover, experts previously told USA TODAY. Clare Mulroy, USA TODAY, 11 Feb. 2024 Gin drinkers will appreciate the William Grant & Sons booth, which is highlighting the signature cocktail of the Miami Open, the MO Smash: Hendrick’s gin, blood orange liqueur, sour lemonade and soda water. Madeleine Marr, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 Both the Milano-Torino and the Americano are ancestors to the Negroni, which, according to Florentine lore, was invented in 1919 when Count Camillo Negroni asked the bartender at Caffè Casoni to substitute gin for his Americano’s soda water. Rebekah Peppler, New York Times, 8 Feb. 2024 For cocktails with your Valentine, try three parts mixer with one part alcohol, or mix with one part soda water for a mocktails. Buy Side Staff,, 10 Jan. 2024 Add vodka and lemon juice, then top with soda water and stir. Brennan Long, Southern Living, 24 Dec. 2023 The market for soda water has grown considerably in recent years, with a bevy of flavors from brands like LaCroix, Bubly, and AHA becoming staples in nearly every store and fridge. Topher Gauk-Roger, Peoplemag, 26 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1799, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of soda water was in 1799

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“Soda water.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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soda water

: a beverage consisting of carbonated water

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