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carbonic acid

noun
1.
the acid, H 2 CO 3 , formed when carbon dioxide dissolves in water, known in the form of its salts and esters, the carbonates.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
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carbonic acid

noun
1.
a weak acid formed when carbon dioxide combines with water: obtained only in aqueous solutions, never in the pure state. Formula: H2CO3
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carbonic acid
  (kär-bŏn'ĭk)   
A weak, unstable acid present in solutions of carbon dioxide in water. It gives carbonated beverages their sharp taste. Chemical formula: H2CO3.
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