HyperDic: calcium_carbonate

English > 1 sense of the expression calcium carbonate:
NOUNsubstancecalcium carbonatea salt found in nature as chalk or calcite or aragonite or limestone
English > calcium carbonate: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA salt found in nature as chalk or calcite or aragonite or limestone.
NarrowerdripstoneThe form of calcium carbonate found in stalactites and stalagmites
BroadercarbonateA salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
Substance ofcalciteA common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate
chalkA soft whitish calcite
Spanishcarbonato cálcico, carbonato de calcio
Catalancarbonat càlcic, carbonat de calci
Adjectivescalcareous, chalkycomposed of or containing or resembling calcium carbonate or calcite or chalk

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