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carbonate

noun car·bon·ate \ ˈkär-bə-ˌnāt , -nət \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of carbonate

:a salt or ester of carbonic acid

Recent Examples of carbonate from the Web

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First Known Use of carbonate

1788


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carbonate

verb car·bon·ate \ -ˌnāt \

Definition of carbonate

carbonated; carbonating
transitive verb
1 :to convert into a carbonate
2 :to combine or infuse with carbon dioxide
  • carbonated beverages

carbonation

play \ˌkär-bə-ˈnā-shən\ noun

Recent Examples of carbonate from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'carbonate.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of carbonate

1805


CARBONATE Defined for Kids

carbonate

verb car·bon·ate \ ˈkär-bə-ˌnāt \

Definition of carbonate for Students

carbonated; carbonating
:to fill with carbon dioxide which escapes in the form of bubbles
  • a carbonated soft drink

Medical Dictionary

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carbonate

noun car·bon·ate \ ˈkär-bə-ˌnāt, -nət \

medical Definition of carbonate

:a salt or ester of carbonic acid

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carbonate

transitive verb car·bon·ate \ -ˌnāt \

medical Definition of carbonate

carbonated; carbonating
1 :to convert into a carbonate
2 :to impregnate with carbon dioxide

carbonation

play \ˌkär-bə-ˈnā-shən\ noun


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