Carbonate meaning

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To charge (a beverage, for example) with carbon dioxide gas.
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To burn to carbon; carbonize.
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To change into a carbonate.
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The anionic divalent group CO3 , derived from carbonic acid, or a compound containing this group.
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A salt of carbonic acid containing the divalent, negative radical CO3
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An uncharged ester of this acid.
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(obs.) To burn to carbon; carbonize.
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To charge with carbon dioxide.

Carbonated drinks.

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To form into a carbonate.
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Any other compound containing the group CO3 . Carbonates include minerals such as calcite and aragonite.
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Sediment or a sedimentary rock formed by the precipitation of organic or inorganic carbon from an aqueous solution of carbonates of calcium, magnesium, or iron. Limestone is a carbonate rock.
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To add carbon dioxide to a substance, such as a beverage.
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To charge (often a beverage) with carbon dioxide.
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A salt or ester of carbonic acid, containing the group CO3 . The reaction of carbonic acid with a metal results in a salt (such as sodium carbonate), and the reaction of carbonic acid with an organic compound results in an ester (such as diethyl carbonate).
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Origin of carbonate

  • From French carbonate.

    From Wiktionary