What does the word carbonate mean?

Usage examples for carbonate

  1. This is washed with a little 10 per cent sodium carbonate solution to remove small amounts of phenylacetic acid which may have been formed, and then distilled in vacuo. – Organic-Syntheses by Conant, James Bryant
  2. The efflorescing matter is composed of carbonate of soda, chloride of sodium, and biborate of soda. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  3. Her fluid excrements will contain carbonate of potash and soda, together with compounds of the same bases with inorganic acids. – Familiar Letters of Chemistry by Justus Liebig
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