verb (used with object), car·bon·at·ed, car·bon·at·ing.
Examples from the Web for carbonate
But thus far the chief reliance of the district is placed upon the carbonate ores of silver.The Crest of the Continent|Ernest Ingersoll
When nitre, for instance, is burned with carbonaceous matter, the product is carbonate of potash.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
At all events, it is quite true that all traces of potassa are washed out with the solution of carbonate of sodium.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Ammonium carbonate, soap, and borax are practically harmless in their effect on the hair.Principles and Practice of Fur Dressing and Fur Dyeing|William E. Austin
When old, these plants are incrusted with a thin, porous layer of carbonate of lime.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
British Dictionary definitions for carbonate
noun (ˈkɑːbəˌneɪt, -nɪt)
Word Origin for carbonate
Word Origin and History for carbonate (1 of 2)
1794, from French carbonate "salt of carbonic acid" (Lavoisier), from Modern Latin carbonatem "a carbonated (substance)," from Latin carbo (see carbon).