1 any of various compounds of sodium in common use, e.g. washing soda, caustic soda.
2 (in full soda water) water made effervescent by impregnation with carbon dioxide under pressure and used alone or with spirits etc. as a drink (orig. made with sodium bicarbonate).
3 esp. US a sweet effervescent drink.
soda bread bread leavened with baking-soda. soda fountain
1 a device supplying soda water.
2 a shop or counter equipped with this. soda lime a mixture of calcium oxide and sodium hydroxide.
med.L, perh. f. sodanum glasswort (used as a remedy for headaches) f. soda headache f. Arab. suda' f. sada' a split
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water, soft drink, sprinkler, sprinkler head, sprinkler system, super-pumper, tonic, water, water cannon, wet blanket