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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.
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1. (Chemistry) absorption of or reaction with carbon dioxide
2. (Chemistry) another word for carbonization
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car•bon•a•tion(ˌkɑr bəˈneɪ ʃən)
1. saturation with carbon dioxide, as in making soda water.
2. reaction with carbon dioxide to remove lime, as in sugar refining.
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The process of dissolving carbon dioxide in a liquid under pressure.
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