[noun kahr-buh-neyt, -nit; verb kahr-buh-neyt] /noun ˈkɑr bəˌneɪt, -nɪt; verb ˈkɑr bəˌneɪt/
a salt or ester of .
verb (used with object), carbonated, carbonating.
to form into a carbonate.
to charge or impregnate with :
to make sprightly; enliven.
noun (ˈkɑːbəˌneɪt; -nɪt)
a salt or ester of carbonic acid. Carbonate salts contain the divalent ion CO32–
to form or turn into a carbonate
(transitive) to treat with carbon dioxide or carbonic acid, as in the manufacture of soft drinks
1794, from French carbonate “salt of carbonic acid” (Lavoisier), from Modern Latin carbonatem “a carbonated (substance),” from Latin carbo (see carbon).
1805, “to form into a carbonate,” from carbonate (n.) by influence of French carbonater “transform into a carbonate.” Meaning “to impregnate with carbonic acid gas (i.e. carbon dioxide)” is from 1850s. Related: Carbonated; carbonating.
carbonate car·bon·ate (kär’bə-nāt’)
A salt or ester of carbonic acid.
Verb To add carbon dioxide to a substance, such as a beverage.
adjective not cancer-causing
[kahr-niv-er-uh s] /kɑrˈnɪv ər əs/ adjective 1. flesh-eating: A dog is a carnivorous animal. 2. of the . /kɑːˈnɪvərəs/ adjective 1. (esp of animals) feeding on flesh 2. (of plants such as the pitcher plant and sundew) able to trap and digest insects and other small animals 3. of or relating to the Carnivora 4. […]
[non-kash] /nɒnˈkæʃ/ adjective 1. of or constituting financial sources other than : a noncash expense.
[kuh-tal-uh-sis] /kəˈtæl ə sɪs/ noun, plural catalyses [kuh-tal-uh-seez] /kəˈtæl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA) 1. Chemistry. the causing or accelerating of a chemical change by the addition of a . 2. an action between two or more persons or forces, initiated by an agent that itself remains unaffected by the action: social catalyses occasioned by controversial writings. […]