Saleratus

Definition of Saleratus

Sal`e`ra´tus
n.1.(Old Chem.) Aërated salt; a white crystalline substance having an alkaline taste and reaction, consisting of sodium bicarbonate (see under Sodium.) It is largely used in cooking, with sour milk (lactic acid) or cream of tartar as a substitute for yeast. It is also an ingredient of most baking powders, and is used in the preparation of effervescing drinks.

Related Words

baking soda, bicarbonate, bicarbonate of soda, hydrogen carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, sodium hydrogen carbonate
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