HyperDic: carbonate

English > 3 senses of the word carbonate:
NOUNsubstancecarbonatea salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
VERBstativecarbonateturn into a carbonate
changecarbonatetreat with carbon dioxide
carbonate > pronunciation
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English > carbonate: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3).
Narrowerammonium carbonateA carbonate of ammonium
bicarbonate, hydrogen carbonateA salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced
calcium carbonateA salt found in nature as chalk or calcite or aragonite or limestone
lithium carbonate, Lithane, Lithonate, EskalithA white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug
magnesium carbonateA very white crystalline salt that occurs naturally as magnesite or as dolomite
potassium carbonateA white salt (K2CO3) that is basic in solution
BroadersaltA compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
Verbscarbonatetreat with carbon dioxide
carbonateturn into a carbonate
English > carbonate: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningTurn into a carbonate.
PatternSomething ----s something
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Nounscarbonan abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
carbonatea salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
carbonic acida weak acid known only in solution
English > carbonate: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningtreat with carbon dioxide.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Carbonated soft drinks"
Broaderprocess, treatsubject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
Nounscarbon dioxidea heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances
carbonatea salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
carbonationsaturation with carbon dioxide (as soda water)

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