Definition of sodium bicarbonate in English:

sodium bicarbonate

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[mass noun]
  • A soluble white powder used in fire extinguishers and effervescent drinks and as a raising agent in baking. Also called baking soda.
    • Chemical formula: NaHCO3
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    • They also demonstrated the use of fire extinguishers with chemicals such as sodium bicarbonate and diluted sulphuric acid.
    • The fizz comes from the production of carbon dioxide gas that is created when sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) reacts with acids.
    • Traditional treatment of ethylene glycol poisoning consists of sodium bicarbonate, ethanol, and hemodialysis.

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