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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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