Origin of bicarbonate
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Examples from the Web for bicarbonate
The water drips from the roof charged with bicarbonate of lime.Fragments of science, V. 1-2
He took a pull at the tumbler of bicarbonate and made an involuntary grimace.Elkan Lubliner, American
It was all through her anxiety that old Christopher should have his bicarbonate of soda.It Never Can Happen Again
William De Morgan
From bicarbonate of potassium, in crystals, heated to redness in a crucible.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
When in use the acid is tilted over and comes in contact with the bicarbonate.The Wonder Book of Knowledge
- a salt of carbonic acid containing the ion HCO 3 –; an acid carbonate
- (modifier) consisting of, containing, or concerned with the ion HCO 3 –a bicarbonate compound Systematic name: hydrogen carbonate
- short for bicarbonate of soda
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Word Origin and History for bicarbonate
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- The radical group HCO3 or a compound, such as sodium bicarbonate, containing it.
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- The group HCO3 or a compound containing it, such as sodium bicarbonate. When heated, bicarbonates give off carbon dioxide.
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