- a salt or ester of carbonic acid.
- to form into a carbonate.
- to charge or impregnate with carbon dioxide: carbonated drinks.
- to make sprightly; enliven.
Origin of carbonate
Related Words for carbonatedeffervescent, carbonated, bubbly, airy, bouncy, frothy, sudsy, lathery, sparkling, bubbling, fizzy, gassy, spumante, ebullient, effusive, exuberant, yeasty, barmy, boiling
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Contemporary Examples of carbonated
But nowadays the Scots swear by “Irn-Bru,” a carbonated orange beverage, to revive them after a big night out.The Wildest Hangover Cures From Around the World
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February 1, 2013
Watch as two animals from opposite ends of the world unite in the name of Christmas and carbonated beverages.Coca –Cola, M&M’s, & More Classic Holiday Commercials (VIDEO)
December 22, 2011
This time, Louise looks into the camera as her kids carry gallons of carbonated beverages into the house.Stop Indulging, America
October 24, 2009
Historical Examples of carbonated
Swinging loosely in the other hand was a carbonated water siphon.Good References
E. J. Rath
Sixty francs for a quart of carbonated bilge and a racket like nothing on earth.Command
Just before serving, add the carbonated water, which lends a sparkling appearance and a snappy taste to a beverage of this kind.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Cracked ice, strong coffee, and carbonated water in small quantities are valuable in allaying thirst and nausea.
The commercial annotta is dissolved in an alkaline solution, either caustic or carbonated, and then precipitated by an acid.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
- a salt or ester of carbonic acid. Carbonate salts contain the divalent ion CO 3 2–
- to form or turn into a carbonate
- (tr) to treat with carbon dioxide or carbonic acid, as in the manufacture of soft drinks
Word Origin for carbonate
"containing carbon dioxide," 1858, past participle adjective from carbonate (v.).
1794, from French carbonate "salt of carbonic acid" (Lavoisier), from Modern Latin carbonatem "a carbonated (substance)," from Latin carbo (see carbon).
- A salt or ester of carbonic acid.
- A salt or ester of carbonic acid, containing the group CO3. The reaction of carbonic acid with a metal results in a salt (such as sodium carbonate), and the reaction of carbonic acid with an organic compound results in an ester (such as diethyl carbonate).
- Any other compound containing the group CO3. Carbonates include minerals such as calcite and aragonite.
- Sediment or a sedimentary rock formed by the precipitation of organic or inorganic carbon from an aqueous solution of carbonates of calcium, magnesium, or iron. Limestone is a carbonate rock.
- To add carbon dioxide to a substance, such as a beverage.