Definition of carbonic
: of, relating to, or derived from carbon, carbonic acid, or carbon dioxide
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Carbonating that (which is adding carbonic acid) lowers its pH to about 5.
Other soil organisms form carbon dioxide, which on being dissolved in water becomes carbonic acid and aids in dissolving rock.
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