bicarbonate


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bi·car·bon·ate

 (bī-kär′bə-nāt′, -nĭt)
n.
The polyatomic anion HCO3- or a compound, such as sodium bicarbonate, containing it.

bicarbonate

(baɪˈkɑːbənɪt; -ˌneɪt)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a salt of carbonic acid containing the ion HCO3; an acid carbonate
2. (Elements & Compounds) (modifier) consisting of, containing, or concerned with the ion HCO3: a bicarbonate compound. Systematic name: hydrogen carbonate
3. (Elements & Compounds) short for bicarbonate of soda

bi•car•bo•nate

(baɪˈkɑr bə nɪt, -ˌneɪt)

n.
a salt of carbonic acid, containing the HCO3− group.
[1810–20]

bi·car·bon·ate

(bī-kär′bə-nāt′)
The group HCO3 or a compound containing it, such as sodium bicarbonate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bicarbonate - a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
baking soda, bicarbonate of soda, saleratus, sodium bicarbonate, sodium hydrogen carbonate - a white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid
carbonate - a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
potassium acid carbonate, potassium bicarbonate, potassium hydrogen carbonate - a crystalline salt (KHCO3) that is used in baking powder and as an antacid
calcium bicarbonate - a bicarbonate that is a major cause of hard water
magnesium bicarbonate - a bicarbonate that is a major cause of hard water
Translations

bi·car·bon·ate

n. bicarbonato, sal de ácido carbónico, bicarbonato sodico.

bicarbonate

n bicarbonato
References in classic literature ?
Caustic potash has a great affinity for carbonic acid; and it is sufficient to shake it in order for it to seize upon the acid and form bicarbonate of potassium.
Potassium bicarbonate reduces urinary nitrogen excretion in postmenopausal women.
Bicarbonate provides additional buffering and supports the benefits of arginine and calcium.
Sodium bicarbonate market shows stable growth due to its widespread use in the feed and food industries, which together account for more than half of global product consumption.
Although it's naturally in our bodies from the carbon dioxide we breathe out, we get some sodium bicarbonate through drinking "zzy drinks and eating baked goods which contain it.
Put out fires WHEN sodium bicarbonate gets hot, it gives off carbon dioxide which can help to smother flames, so with small kitchen fires in frying pans, throwing handfuls of it at the base of the flame reportedly helps put it out.
Toothpaste To make your teeth extra sparkly, after make your teeth extra sparkly, after Tputting your toothpaste on your brush, dip it in bicarbonate of soda.
The practice, thought to be widespread in the US, involves passing an alkalising agent - such as sodium bicarbonate - into a horse's stomach with the aim of reducing the production of lactic acid and so enabling it to run for longer without feeling pain.
6 BLEND IT TOGETHER Lightly blend the bicarbonate of soda then add to the sponge mix.
For every molecule of urea in urine, one mole of ammonium bicarbonate is produced along with one mole of ammonia, which could be used to absorb one mole of atmospheric CO2," said Manuel Jimenez Aguilar, researcher at the Institute of Agricultural and Fisheries Research and Training of the Regional Government of Andalusia.
Preventing renal failure in patients with rhabdomyolysis: do bicarbonate and mannitol make a difference?