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carbonic

[ kahr-bon-ik ]
/ kɑrˈbɒn ɪk /
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adjective
containing tetravalent carbon, as carbonic acid, H2CO3.
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Origin of carbonic

First recorded in 1785–95; carbon + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for carbonic

carbonic
/ (kɑːˈbɒnɪk) /

adjective
(of a compound) containing carbon, esp tetravalent carbon
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