Soda waste

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Soda waste the waste material, consisting chiefly of calcium hydroxide and sulphide, which accumulates as a useless residue or side product in the ordinary Leblanc process of soda manufacture; -- called also alkali waste.
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Usage

In literature:

His slippered feet were on the mantelpiece, and he was restoring his wasted tissues with a strong whisky-and-soda.
"The Little Warrior" by P. G. Wodehouse
To which are added Details of Processes for Recovering Soda from Waste Liquors.
"French Polishing and Enamelling" by Richard Bitmead
His slippered feet were on the mantelpiece, and he was restoring his wasted tissues with a strong whisky-and-soda.
"Jill the Reckless" by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
Quite unnecessary, all this waste of soap and soda.
"Command" by William McFee
He admitted the insatiable public thirst for soda-water, but saw no reason why Susan should waste herself in catering to it.
"The Book of Susan" by Lee Wilson Dodd
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In news:

It sounds a bit like Halloween magic: making tea from worm castings, decontaminating water with electricity, converting animal waste into "black gold," and a gadget that turns anything drinkable into soda pop.
The signs are a reminder that everything washes downhill and ends up in local waterways, from a soda poured out in a parking lot to pet waste in your backyard.
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