acid sodium carbonate
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 baking powders, and as a source of carbonic acid gas (carbon dioxide) for soda water. Called also {baking soda}, {cooking soda}, {bicarbonate of soda}, {bicarb}, {saleratus}, and technically, {acid sodium carbonate}, {sodium acid carbonate}, {primary sodium carbonate}, {sodium dicarbonate}, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • sodium carbonate — n. 1. the anhydrous sodium salt of carbonic acid, Na2CO3 2. any of the hydrated carbonates of sodium; esp., SAL SODA …   English World dictionary

  • sodium carbonate — noun a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper • Syn: ↑washing soda, ↑sal soda, ↑soda ash, ↑soda • Hypernyms: ↑salt * * * sodium carbonate [sodium carbonate …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sodium acid carbonate — 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

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