calcium bicarbonate

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Noun1.calcium bicarbonate - a bicarbonate that is a major cause of hard water
bicarbonate, hydrogen carbonate - a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
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The treatment is calcium bicarbonate, made mostly out of bone, and is applied to the paper, and it gives the surface a tooth, so the silver can rub off on it.
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Scientists at Institute of Marine Sciences at UC Santa Cruz have found a way to encourage oceans' marine life by using seawater and calcium to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) in a natural gas power plant's flue stream, and then pumping the resulting calcium bicarbonate in the sea.
Because both calcium bicarbonate and calcium carbonate are simultaneously removed from the water, the solubility limit of calcium carbonate is not reached and scaling is inhibited.
Calcium bicarbonate is quite soluble in water and is the chief troublesome component of what is termed hard water.