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soda fountain a counter in a restaurant or store equipped to serve ice cream dishes, soft drinks, and light meals or snacks. [2 definitions]
soda jerk (informal) one who prepares and serves sodas and other ice cream dishes at a soda fountain.
sodality an association or society, esp. a devotional or charitable association within the Roman Catholic Church. [2 definitions]
soda pop an artificially flavored and carbonated soft drink; soda.
soda water water charged under pressure with carbon dioxide, used as a mixer and beverage. [2 definitions]
sodden drenched with liquid; saturated; soaked. [5 definitions]
sodium a highly reactive chemical element of the alkali metal group that has eleven protons in each nucleus and that occurs naturally only in compounds such as sodium chloride and sodium bicarbonate. (symbol: Na)
sodium benzoate a sweet odorless white powder, the sodium salt of benzoic acid, used as a food preservative and antiseptic; benzoate of soda.
sodium bicarbonate a white water-soluble powder used as a fire extinguisher and antacid, and in the manufacture of mineral water, baking soda, and sodium salts; bicarbonate of soda; baking soda.
sodium carbonate a grayish-white powder, the anhydrous sodium salt of carbonic acid, used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, soap, and sodium salts, and in bleaching and water treatment; soda ash. [2 definitions]
sodium chloride a colorless crystalline compound, used as a flavoring and preservative for food; table salt.
sodium cyanide a poisonous white crystalline compound, used in dye manufacture, casehardening alloys, pesticides, and the extraction of metals from ore.
sodium hydroxide a strongly caustic solid, used in petroleum refining and the manufacture of rayon, film, and soap; caustic soda.
sodium hyposulfite see sodium thiosulfate.
sodium nitrate a white crystalline salt, used in the manufacture of fertilizers, explosives, and glass; Chile saltpeter.
Sodium Pentothal trademark for thiopental.
sodium thiosulfate a white crystalline compound, used as a fixing agent in photography, and as a bleach and antichlor; sodium hyposulfite, hyposulfite, or hypo.
sodium-vapor lamp an electric lamp used for lighting highways and streets, containing sodium and neon and giving off a yellow light.
Sodom according to the Old Testament, a city of ancient Palestine that was destroyed by God because of the wickedness of its inhabitants. [2 definitions]
Sodomite an inhabitant of Sodom. [2 definitions]
sodomize to subject to any sexual intercourse held to be abnormal, such as bestiality or anal intercourse.