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Saleratus

noun
1.
A white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid.  Synonyms: baking soda, bicarbonate of soda, sodium bicarbonate, sodium hydrogen carbonate.






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... beautiful girls in the world produces so few beautiful women. Have not our close-heated stove rooms something to do with it? Have not the immense amount of hot biscuits, hot corn cakes, and other compounds got up with the acrid poison of saleratus, something to do with it? Above all, has not our climate, with its alternate extremes of heat and cold, a tendency to induce habits Of in-door indolence? Climate, certainly, has a great deal to do with it; ours ...
— Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands V2 • Harriet Beecher Stowe



Words linked to "Saleratus" :   bicarbonate of soda, hydrogen carbonate, baking soda, bicarbonate, sodium hydrogen carbonate, sodium bicarbonate



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