Meaning of “bicarbonate of soda” in the English Dictionary

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"bicarbonate of soda" in British English

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bicarbonate of sodanoun [ U ]

uk /baɪˌkɑː.bən.ət əv ˈsəʊ.də/ us /baɪˌkɑːr.bən.ət əv ˈsoʊ.də/ mainly UK US usually baking soda

a white powder used to make foods rise when they are baked:

Mix together 250 g plain flour and a teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda and then add to the cake mixture.

(Definition of “bicarbonate of soda” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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