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Meaning of carbonate by Wiktionary Dictionary

carbonate


    Etymology

    From French carbonate .

    Pronunciation

    Noun

    • ( UK ) enPR: käʹbənət, IPA: /ˈkɑː( ɹ ).bə.nət/, SAMPA: /"kA:b@n@t/
    • ( US ) enPR: kärʹbənət, IPA: /ˈkɑrbənət/}, SAMPA: /"kArb@n@t/

    Verb

    • ( UK ) enPR: käʹbənāt, IPA: /ˈkɑː( ɹ ).bə.neɪt/, SAMPA: /"kA:b@neIt/
    • ( US ) enPR: kärʹbənāt, IPA: /ˈkɑrbəneɪt/, SAMPA: /"kArb@neIt/

    Noun

    carbonate ( plural: carbonates )

    1. any salt or ester of carbonic acid


Explanation of carbonate by Wordnet Dictionary

carbonate


    Verb
    1. treat with carbon dioxide

    2. Carbonated soft drinks
    3. turn into a carbonate

    Noun
    1. a salt or ester of carbonic acid ( containing the anion CO3 )



    Definition of carbonate by GCIDE Dictionary

    carbonate


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