[ US /ˈkɑɹbəˌneɪt/ ]
  1. treat with carbon dioxide
    Carbonated soft drinks
  2. turn into a carbonate
  1. a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
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How To Use carbonate In A Sentence

  • She is also part of a large group of oceanographers and taphonomists of the SSETI project (Shelf / Slope Taphonomic Initiative) examining carbonate preservation and destruction across the shelf and slope regions in Gulf of Mexico and Bahamas using submersibles.
  • The B horizon may be colored by oxides of iron and aluminum or by calcium carbonate illuviated from the A horizon. Soil
  • Because the alkali waste mainly contains sodium sulphide, sodium carbonate and some organic matters, which restrict the comprehensive utilization of alkali waste.
  • Throwing a cup of bicarbonate of soda down a septic toilet each week will help to reduce acidity, and encourage the growth of waste-digesting bacteria.
  • Calcite and ankerite are present, but the most abundant carbonate is magnesite.
  • Next day put them in a saucepan with the same water, plus a half teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda.
  • The researchers were therefore surprised to discover that foraminiferan tests sampled from the Challenger Deep contained calcareous components, including the dissolved remnants of coccoliths, the calcium carbonate plates of tiny algae called coccolithophores, and planktonic foraminiferan test fragments. Innovations-report
  • The other extreme involves slow weathering of terrestrial carbonates, their dissolution, river-borne transport, and eventual sedimentation in the ocean, and the element's return to land by geotectonic processes. Global material cycles
  • The majority of the carbonates and gypsum are autogenetic with only minor secondary accumulations with depth.
  • Well-preserved Late Cambrian radiolarian faunas were recovered from carbonate rocks of the Cow Head Group of the Great Northern Peninsula of the island of Newfoundland, Canada.
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