Associations to the word «Carbonate»


CARBONATE, noun. Any salt or ester of carbonic acid.
CARBONATE, verb. (transitive) To charge (often a beverage) with carbon dioxide.
CARBONATE OF LIME, noun. Calcium carbonate
CARBONATE OF POTASH, noun. (obsolete) (inorganic compound) potassium carbonate
CARBONATE OF POTASSIUM, noun. (obsolete) (inorganic compound) potassium carbonate

Dictionary definition

CARBONATE, noun. A salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3).
CARBONATE, verb. Turn into a carbonate.
CARBONATE, verb. Treat with carbon dioxide; "Carbonated soft drinks".

Wise words

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