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carbonate

[n. kahr-buh-neyt, -nit; v. kahr-buh-neyt] /n. ˈkɑr bəˌneɪt, -nɪt; v. ˈkɑr bəˌneɪt/
noun
1.
a salt or ester of carbonic acid.
verb (used with object), carbonated, carbonating.
2.
to form into a carbonate.
3.
to charge or impregnate with carbon dioxide:
carbonated drinks.
4.
to make sprightly; enliven.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; carbon(ic acid) + -ate2, later taken as -ate1
Related forms
carbonator, noun
noncarbonate, noun
noncarbonated, adjective
semicarbonate, adjective
uncarbonated, adjective
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carbonate

noun (ˈkɑːbəˌneɪt; -nɪt)
1.
a salt or ester of carbonic acid. Carbonate salts contain the divalent ion CO32–
verb (ˈkɑːbəˌneɪt)
2.
to form or turn into a carbonate
3.
(transitive) to treat with carbon dioxide or carbonic acid, as in the manufacture of soft drinks
Word Origin
C18: from French, from carbonecarbon
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Word Origin and History for un carbonated

carbonate

n.

1794, from French carbonate "salt of carbonic acid" (Lavoisier), from Modern Latin carbonatem "a carbonated (substance)," from Latin carbo (see carbon).

v.

1805, "to form into a carbonate," from carbonate (n.) by influence of French carbonater "transform into a carbonate." Meaning "to impregnate with carbonic acid gas (i.e. carbon dioxide)" is from 1850s. Related: Carbonated; carbonating.

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un carbonated in Medicine

carbonate car·bon·ate (kär'bə-nāt')
n.
A salt or ester of carbonic acid.

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carbonate
  (kär'bə-nāt')   
Noun  
  1. A salt or ester of carbonic acid, containing the group CO3. The reaction of carbonic acid with a metal results in a salt (such as sodium carbonate), and the reaction of carbonic acid with an organic compound results in an ester (such as diethyl carbonate).

  2. Any other compound containing the group CO3. Carbonates include minerals such as calcite and aragonite.

  3. Sediment or a sedimentary rock formed by the precipitation of organic or inorganic carbon from an aqueous solution of carbonates of calcium, magnesium, or iron. Limestone is a carbonate rock.


Verb  To add carbon dioxide to a substance, such as a beverage.
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