baking soda

noun
a white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid
Hypernyms: ↑bicarbonate, ↑hydrogen carbonate

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noun [noncount]
: a kind of salt that is used to make baked foods (such as cookies and breads) light and fluffy
Baking soda is one of the ingredients in baking powder. called also bicarb, bicarbonate of soda, sodium bicarbonate

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ˈbaking soda [baking soda] noun uncountable

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  • baking soda — Soda So da, n. [It., soda, in OIt., ashes used in making glass, fr. L. solida, fem. of solidus solid; solida having probably been a name of glasswort. See {Solid}.] 1. (Chem.) (a) Sodium oxide or hydroxide. (b) Popularly, sodium carbonate or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baking soda — baking .soda n [U] a powder used when baking cakes to make them lighter = ↑bicarbonate of soda …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • baking soda — ☆ baking soda n. a white powder, sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO3, used as a leavening agent, antacid, and mouthwash, and in fire extinguishers * * * …   Universalium

  • baking soda — ► NOUN ▪ sodium bicarbonate …   English terms dictionary

  • baking soda — ☆ baking soda n. a white powder, sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO3, used as a leavening agent, antacid, and mouthwash, and in fire extinguishers …   English World dictionary

  • baking soda — Sodium bicarbonate Sodium bicarbonate, a white crystalline substance, {HNaCO3}, with a slight alkaline taste resembling that of sodium carbonate. It is found in many mineral springs and also produced artificially,. It is used in cookery, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baking soda — N UNCOUNT Baking soda is the same as bicarbonate of soda …   English dictionary

  • baking soda — bak|ing so|da [ beıkıŋ ,soudə ] noun uncount a white powder used in cooking for making cakes RISE while they are baking, and also as a medicine for an upset stomach: BICARBONATE OF SODA …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • baking soda — noun Common name for sodium bicarbonate. Syn: sodium bicarbonate, sodium hydrogencarbonate, sodium bicarb, bread soda, cooking soda, bicarb soda, bicarbonate of soda …   Wiktionary

  • baking soda — bak·ing soda bā kiŋ n SODIUM BICARBONATE * * * bicarbonate of soda sodium bicarbonate …   Medical dictionary

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