Part of speech: verb

To charge with carbonic acid.

Part of speech:

A salt of carbonic acid.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Justus Liebig.