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car·bon·ate

 (kär′bə-nāt′)
tr.v. car·bon·at·ed, car·bon·at·ing, car·bon·ates
1. To charge (a beverage, for example) with carbon dioxide gas.
2. To burn to carbon; carbonize.
3. To change into a carbonate.
n. (-nāt′, -nĭt)
The anionic divalent group CO3, derived from carbonic acid, or a compound containing this group.

car′bon·a′tion n.
car′bon·a′tor n.

carbonate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a salt or ester of carbonic acid. Carbonate salts contain the divalent ion CO32–
vb
1. (Chemistry) to form or turn into a carbonate
2. (Chemistry) (tr) to treat with carbon dioxide or carbonic acid, as in the manufacture of soft drinks
[C18: from French, from carbone carbon]

car•bon•ate

(n. ˈkɑr bəˌneɪt, -nɪt; v. -ˌneɪt)

n., v. -at•ed, -at•ing. n.
1. a salt or ester of carbonic acid.
v.t.
2. to charge or impregnate with carbon dioxide: carbonated drinks.
[1785–95]

car·bon·ate

(kär′bə-nāt′)
Noun
A compound containing the group CO3. Carbonates include minerals such as calcite and rocks such as limestone.
Verb
To add carbon dioxide to a substance, such as a beverage.

carbonate


Past participle: carbonated
Gerund: carbonating

Imperative
carbonate
carbonate
Present
I carbonate
you carbonate
he/she/it carbonates
we carbonate
you carbonate
they carbonate
Preterite
I carbonated
you carbonated
he/she/it carbonated
we carbonated
you carbonated
they carbonated
Present Continuous
I am carbonating
you are carbonating
he/she/it is carbonating
we are carbonating
you are carbonating
they are carbonating
Present Perfect
I have carbonated
you have carbonated
he/she/it has carbonated
we have carbonated
you have carbonated
they have carbonated
Past Continuous
I was carbonating
you were carbonating
he/she/it was carbonating
we were carbonating
you were carbonating
they were carbonating
Past Perfect
I had carbonated
you had carbonated
he/she/it had carbonated
we had carbonated
you had carbonated
they had carbonated
Future
I will carbonate
you will carbonate
he/she/it will carbonate
we will carbonate
you will carbonate
they will carbonate
Future Perfect
I will have carbonated
you will have carbonated
he/she/it will have carbonated
we will have carbonated
you will have carbonated
they will have carbonated
Future Continuous
I will be carbonating
you will be carbonating
he/she/it will be carbonating
we will be carbonating
you will be carbonating
they will be carbonating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been carbonating
you have been carbonating
he/she/it has been carbonating
we have been carbonating
you have been carbonating
they have been carbonating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been carbonating
you will have been carbonating
he/she/it will have been carbonating
we will have been carbonating
you will have been carbonating
they will have been carbonating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been carbonating
you had been carbonating
he/she/it had been carbonating
we had been carbonating
you had been carbonating
they had been carbonating
Conditional
I would carbonate
you would carbonate
he/she/it would carbonate
we would carbonate
you would carbonate
they would carbonate
Past Conditional
I would have carbonated
you would have carbonated
he/she/it would have carbonated
we would have carbonated
you would have carbonated
they would have carbonated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carbonate - a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
ammonium carbonate - a carbonate of ammonium; used in the manufacture of smelling salts and baking powder and ammonium compounds
bicarbonate, hydrogen carbonate - a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
potassium carbonate - a white salt (K2CO3) that is basic in solution; used to make glass and cleansing agents
calcium carbonate - a salt found in nature as chalk or calcite or aragonite or limestone
Eskalith, Lithane, lithium carbonate, Lithonate - a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
magnesium carbonate - a very white crystalline salt that occurs naturally as magnesite or as dolomite
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
Verb1.carbonate - turn into a carbonate
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
2.carbonate - treat with carbon dioxide; "Carbonated soft drinks"
process, treat - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"
Translations

carbonate

[ˈkɑːbənɪt] Ncarbonato m

carbonate

nKarbonat nt

carbonate

[ˈkɑːbənɪt] ncarbonato

carbonate

n carbonato
References in classic literature ?
of chloride of sodium; then, in a smaller quantity, chlorides of magnesium and of potassium, bromide of magnesium, sulphate of magnesia, sulphate and carbonate of lime.
When we remember that lime, either as a phosphate or carbonate, enters into the composition of the hard parts, such as bones and shells, of all living animals, it is an interesting physiological fact [6] to find substances harder than the enamel of teeth, and coloured surfaces as well polished as those of a fresh shell, reformed through inorganic means from dead organic matter -- mocking, also, in shape, some of the lower vegetable productions.
It is much softer, more transparent, and contains more animal matter, than the natural incrustation at Ascension; but we here again see the strong tendency which carbonate of lime and animal matter evince to form a solid substance allied to shell.
White quartzose sand," Paul rattled off, "sodic carbonate, slaked lime, cutlet, manganese peroxide--there you have it, the finest French plate glass, made by the great St.
The most abundant ones are forms of calcium carbonate deposited when mineral-rich waters seep into an open space underground.
There have been developments in both ground (GCC) and precipitated (PCC) calcium carbonate to facilitate increased use in both filling and coating.
Is the calcium from calcium carbonate better absorbed than the calcium from tricalcium phosphate?
Ammonia once got credit for the bactericidal effect, but research published in the 1 April 2000 issue of Environmental Science & Technology by a team under USDA research microbiologist James Russell indicates that carbonate ions released during enzymatic degradation of urea (a natural product of protein metabolism found in urine) are responsible.
The literature covers such products as ethylene carbonate, propylene carbonate, butylene carbonate, UltraPure ethylene carbonate, UltraPure propylene carbonate and carbonate blends.
Calcium carbonate significantly reduced the rate of recurrence of colon cancer in a recent study of close to 1,000 subjects with a prior history of colon cancer.
Calcium carbonate--an inexpensive, widely available supplement--seems to lessen the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), says a study funded by SmithKline Beecham, maker of the calcium carbonate antacid/supplement Tums.
In addition, they found some carbonate globules that are similar in texture and size to materials produced by bacteria on Earth.