(usually uncountable, plural carbonatations)
- (chemistry) A chemical reaction in which calcium hydroxide reacts with carbon dioxide to form insoluble calcium carbonate.
- Carbonatation is used in refining sugar from sugar beet.
Variant of carbonation
- saturation with carbon dioxide, as in the manufacture of soda wateralso carbonatation
- the removal of lime, as in sugar refining, by precipitating it with carbon dioxide