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baking soda

Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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Examples from the web for baking soda
  • Hence the use of baking soda, originally potash, as a leavening agent.
  • baking soda is a well-known baking ingredient that switch-hits as a cleaning agent.
  • Buttermilk's slight acidity helps activate baking soda and make bread rise.
  • Add the salt and baking soda, stirring rapidly and carefully.
  • Whisk together the flour with the baking powder, baking soda, and the zests in another large bowl.
  • baking soda neutralizes acidity and enhances browning.
  • About all my skin can stand is a gentle rub with baking soda.
  • Crack is cocaine mixed with baking soda to make it smokable and stronger.
  • Or the modern technique is to put the shrimp in a ice water bath with baking soda.
  • While she is putting baking soda on the stings he bursts into tears.
baking soda in Medicine

baking soda bak·ing soda (bā'kĭng)
n.
A white crystalline compound, used as a gastric and systemic antacid, to alkalize urine, and for washes of body cavities. Also called sodium bicarbonate.

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baking soda in Science
baking soda  
See sodium bicarbonate.
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