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calcium carbonate

n.
A colorless or white crystalline compound, CaCO3, occurring naturally as chalk, limestone, marble, and other forms and used in a wide variety of manufactured products including commercial chalk, Portland cement, medicines, and dentifrices.
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calcium carbonate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline salt occurring in limestone, chalk, marble, calcite, coral, and pearl: used in the production of lime and cement. Formula: CaCO3
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cal′cium car′bonate


n.
a white powder, CaCO3, occurring in nature as calcite, chalk, etc., used in dentifrices and polishes and in manufacturing lime and cement.
[1870–75]
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calcium carbonate

A white or colorless crystalline compound, CaCO3, occurring naturally in chalk, limestone, and marble. It is used to make toothpaste, white paint, and cleaning powder.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.calcium carbonate - a salt found in nature as chalk or calcite or aragonite or limestone
carbonate - a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
chalk - a soft whitish calcite
calcite - a common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate; a major constituent of limestone
dripstone - the form of calcium carbonate found in stalactites and stalagmites
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Translations
kalcijev karbonat

calcium carbonate

nKalziumkarbonat nt, → kohlensaurer Kalk
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