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Noun: carbonate  'kaa(r)-bu,neyt or kaa(r)-bu-nut
  1. A salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
Verb: carbonate  'kaa(r)-bu,neyt or kaa(r)-bu-nut
  1. Turn into a carbonate
     
  2. Treat with carbon dioxide
    "Carbonated soft drinks"

Derived forms: carbonated, carbonating, carbonates

Type of: change, process, salt, treat

Encyclopedia: Carbonate, Lombardy