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car·bon·ate

carbonate

 
pronunciation:
kar b neIt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: in chemistry, a salt or ester of carbonic acid.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: carbonates, carbonating, carbonated
definition 1: to infuse or charge with carbon dioxide, as soft drinks or soda water.
definition 2: to change into a carbonate.
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derivation: carbonator (n.)