washing soda

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n washing soda a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Washing soda (Chem) See Sodium carbonate, under Sodium.
    • Washing soda sodium carbonate.
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Usage

In literature:

Place it in a solution of carbonate of soda and wash it again.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Washing Soda as a Freezing Mixture.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
One gallon of water and four pounds of ordinary washing soda, and a quarter of a pound of soda.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Did she not know the effect on brown hair of washing it in soda-water every night?
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII, No. 28. July, 1873." by Various
Wash the shelves once a week with sal soda water and dry thoroughly.
"The Complete Home" by Various
Washing soda should always be dissolved in a separate vessel, and added to the water to be used.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
After this washing they are boiled again in the kier with soda ash, using about 8 lb.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
After removal from the soda solution the aluminium is well washed and brushed in running water.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
Hot water with washing soda is good.
"Woodland Tales" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
Wash off soda with stream of water.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
Before using New Moulds for first time, soak for half an hour in strong common washing soda and water.
"The Candy Maker's Guide" by Fletcher Manufacturing Company
What is washing soda?
"The Elements of Agriculture" by George E. Waring
Wool may also be bleached by steeping in a fairly strong solution of bisulphite of soda and then washing well in water.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
For the removal of the acid the fabric is first washed in water and then in weak soda.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 3" by Various
The tin-lined are preferable, on account of being easily cleaned by means of a small birch-broom, washing-soda, and boiling water.
"Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks" by Pierre Blot
Take care that the washing soda is in such a position that it cannot be upset and ruin the polish of the table.
"Finger Prints" by Francis Galton
It was rather like a piece of washing soda, with no glitter or spangle at all.
"Pink Gods and Blue Demons" by Cynthia Stockley
Pick over and wash one pound of small red Mexican beans, cover with cold water, bring to the boil, and add a pinch of soda.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book" by Myrtle Reed
In finishing the splits are washed in warm water, neutralized in weak soda, and washed again.
"Animal Proteins" by Hugh Garner Bennett
The melting snows and rains penetrate these soils, dissolving the soda, and it is washed into the sinks.
"The Awakening of the Desert" by Julius C. Birge
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In news:

This detergent is easy to make and you may already have the ingredients to need, borax and washing soda.
A young man bought a soda from a car wash located at 309 W 230th St, partially unzipped his sweater, pulled a black handgun out of his hoodie and demanded cash, a 21-year-old woman told police Monday.
I make all my kitchen and bathroom cleansers from various combinations of baking soda, vinegar, lemon juice, borax, washing soda, and castile soap.
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.
To make dish washing power take equal parts of borax and washing soda and then rinse with vinegar.
Right next to that is a soda vending machine to wash it down with.
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