bicarbonate

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Bicarbonate \Bi*car"bon*ate\, noun [Pref. bi- + carbonate.] (Chem.) A carbonate in which but half the hydrogen of the acid is replaced by a positive element or radical, thus making the proportion of the acid to the positive or basic portion twice what it is in the normal carbonates; an acid carbonate; -- sometimes called {supercarbonate}. Bicarbureted

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

bicarbonate

noun

1: a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate [syn: {bicarbonate}, {hydrogen carbonate}]


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