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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.

carbonation

(ˌkɑːbəˈneɪʃən)
n
1. (Chemistry) absorption of or reaction with carbon dioxide
2. (Chemistry) another word for carbonization

car•bon•a•tion

(ˌkɑr bəˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. saturation with carbon dioxide, as in making soda water.
2. reaction with carbon dioxide to remove lime, as in sugar refining.
[1650–60]

carbonation

The process of dissolving carbon dioxide in a liquid under pressure.
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Noun1.carbonation - saturation with carbon dioxide (as soda water)
permeation, pervasion, suffusion - the process of permeating or infusing something with a substance