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sodium bicarbonate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Cooking
sodium bicarbonateˌsodium biˈcarbonate (also bicarbonate of soda) noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 DFCa white powder used in baking to make cakes, biscuits etc lighter, or for cleaning things syn baking soda
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sodium bicarbonateIf you have to clean some one's mouth for them, use swabs soaked in a sodium bicarbonate solution.Overzealous administration of hypertonic sodium bicarbonate solutions as treatment for severe metabolic acidosis of during cardiopulmonary resuscitation can have the same effect.Infusion of sodium bicarbonate causes raPid movement of potassium into cells.Baking powder is a mixture of sodium bicarbonate, an acid, and other materials.Finish the cleaning process by rinsing with a solution of sodium bicarbonate, the most popular fridge cleaner.Baking soda is only sodium bicarbonate, with no acid added.For example, at elevated temperatures, sodium bicarbonate decomposes and releases carbon dioxide and leaves sodium carbonate as mentioned earlier.By separating the sodium bicarbonate from the other components, the shelf-life of the packets was prolonged.
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