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Webster 1913 Edition


Carbonate

Car′bon-ate

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Noun.
[Cf. F.
carbonate
.]
(Chem.)
A salt or carbonic acid, as in limestone, some forms of lead ore, etc.

Webster 1828 Edition


Carbonate

CARBONATE

,
Verb.
T.
In chimistry, a compound formed by the union of carbonic acid with a base; as the carbonate of lime; a carbonate of copper.

Definition 2023


Carbonate

Carbonate

See also: carbonate and carbonaté

German

Noun

Carbonate n

  1. plural of Carbonat

carbonate

carbonate

See also: Carbonate and carbonaté

English

Noun

carbonate (plural carbonates)

  1. Any salt or ester of carbonic acid.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

carbonate (third-person singular simple present carbonates, present participle carbonating, simple past and past participle carbonated)

  1. (transitive) To charge (often a beverage) with carbon dioxide.

Derived terms


French

Etymology

From New Latin carbonatem, from Latin carbō (charcoal, coal).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kaʁ.bɔ̃.at/

Noun

carbonate m (plural carbonates)

  1. carbonate

Italian

Noun

carbonate f pl

  1. plural of carbonata