sesquicarbonate

sesquicarbonate

[ses-kwi-kahr-buh-neyt, -nit]
noun Chemistry.
a salt intermediate in composition between a carbonate and a bicarbonate or consisting of the two combined.

Origin:
1815–25; sesqui- + carbonate

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sesquicarbonate (ˌsɛskwɪˈkɑːbəˌneɪt, -nɪt)
 
n
a mixed salt consisting of a carbonate and a hydrogen carbonate, such as sodium sesquicarbonate, Na2CO3.NaHCO3.2H2O

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