When Paris kills Agamemnon in one of the film's final scenes, it's enough to make you spit out your soda.
In other words, customer demand increased the size of soda bottles.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's soda ban has come in for widespread ridicule and outrage.
Why does our government think it's okay for them to subsist on french fries and soda?
It started in an era in which drug stores and soda fountains were the norm—as [Tower] was rising, that American ideal died.
From the stearate of soda, it appears to be 104; and from that of lime, 102.
The worthy man took me in, gave me some soda water, and some good advice.
Cigars and cigarettes, whisky and soda, appeared as though by magic.
The next layers of the same fiber are moistened with silicate of soda.
The temperature of the soda lye could therefore be raised by 47 deg.
late 15c., "sodium carbonate," an alkaline substance extracted from certain ashes (now made artificially), from Italian sida (or Medieval Latin soda) "a kind of saltwort," from which soda was obtained, of uncertain origin. Perhaps it is from Arabic suwwad, the name of a variety of saltwort exported from North Africa to Sicily in the Middle Ages, related to sawad "black," the color of the plant. Another theory traces it to Medieval Latin sodanum "a headache remedy," ultimately from Arabic suda "splitting headache."
Soda is found naturally in alkaline lakes, in deposits where such lakes have dried, and from ash produced by burning various seaside plants. Since commercial manufacture of it began in France in late 18c., these other sources have been abandoned. Washing soda (sodium carbonate) is commonly distinguished from baking soda (sodium bicarbonate). A soda-cracker (1863) has baking soda as an ingredient.
The meaning "carbonated water" is first recorded 1834, a shortening of soda water (1802) "water into which carbonic acid has been forced under pressure." "It rarely contains soda in any form; but the name originally applied when sodium carbonate was contained in it has been retained" [Century Dictionary, 1902]. Since 19c. typically flavored and sweetened with syrups. First record of soda pop is from 1863, and the most frequent modern use of the word is as a shortening of this or other terms for "flavored, sweetened soda water." Cf. pop (n.1). Soda fountain is from 1824; soda jerk first attested 1922 (soda-jerker is from 1883). Colloquial pronunciation "sody" is represented in print from 1900 (U.S. Midwestern).
soda so·da (sō'də)
Any of various forms of sodium carbonate.
Chemically combined sodium.