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English noun: carbonate

1. carbonate (substance) a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)

Broader (hypernym)salt

Narrower (hyponym)ammonium carbonate, bicarbonate, calcium carbonate, Eskalith, hydrogen carbonate, Lithane, lithium carbonate, Lithonate, magnesium carbonate, potassium carbonate

English verb: carbonate

1. carbonate (stative) turn into a carbonate

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)change

2. carbonate (change) treat with carbon dioxide

SamplesCarbonated soft drinks.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)process, treat

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