bicarbonate

noun
bi·​car·​bon·​ate | \ (ˌ)bī-ˈkär-bə-ˌnāt How to pronounce bicarbonate (audio) , -nət \

Definition of bicarbonate

: an acid carbonate

Examples of bicarbonate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Both sulfur and bicarbonate sprays can be purchased locally already mixed. oregonlive, 18 June 2022 The second, pure strychnine slipped into a bottle of bicarbonate, did the trick. Los Angeles Times, 20 May 2022 Boosting alkalinity causes a series of chemical reactions that convert dissolved CO2 in the seawater into stable bicarbonate and carbonate molecules, which in turn causes the ocean to absorb more CO2 from the air. Eric Niiler, WSJ, 6 Mar. 2022 Water is drawn from the Las Vegas-area municipal supply, according to the complaint, filtered and processed with potassium hydroxide, or lye, the chemical potassium bicarbonate and magnesium chloride, a salt. Ken Ritter, Star Tribune, 21 May 2021 Water is drawn from the Las Vegas-area municipal supply, according to the complaint, filtered and processed with potassium hydroxide, or lye, the chemical potassium bicarbonate and magnesium chloride, a salt. Ken Ritter, Star Tribune, 21 May 2021 Water is drawn from the Las Vegas-area municipal supply, according to the complaint, filtered and processed with potassium hydroxide, or lye, the chemical potassium bicarbonate and magnesium chloride, a salt. Ken Ritter, Star Tribune, 21 May 2021 Water is drawn from the Las Vegas-area municipal supply, according to the complaint, filtered and processed with potassium hydroxide, or lye, the chemical potassium bicarbonate and magnesium chloride, a salt. Ken Ritter, Star Tribune, 21 May 2021 Water is drawn from the Las Vegas-area municipal supply, according to the complaint, filtered and processed with potassium hydroxide, or lye, the chemical potassium bicarbonate and magnesium chloride, a salt. Ken Ritter, Star Tribune, 21 May 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bicarbonate

1814, in the meaning defined above

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2 Jul 2022

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“Bicarbonate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bicarbonate. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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bicarbonate

noun
bi·​car·​bon·​ate | \ (ˈ)bī-ˈkär-bə-ˌnāt, -nət How to pronounce bicarbonate (audio) \

Medical Definition of bicarbonate

: an acid carbonate

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