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washing soda

noun
1.
sodium carbonate (def 2).
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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Examples from the web for washing soda
  • Residents collected and pressed the minerals into blocks that were shipped by train to be sold as washing soda.
  • Use soap flakes and borax or washing soda and borax instead of detergent.
  • Large amounts are used in the non-ferrous metals industry and in the production of bicarbonate and washing soda.
British Dictionary definitions for washing soda

washing soda

noun
1.
the crystalline decahydrate of sodium carbonate, esp when used as a cleansing agent
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