In chemistry, a carbonate is a salt of carbonic acid, characterized by the presence of the carbonate ion, CO2−
3. The name may also mean an ester of carbonic acid, an organic compound containing the carbonate group C(=O)(O–)2.
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More definitions of "carbonate":
- (verb): Turn into a carbonate.
- (verb): Treat with carbon dioxide.
Example: "Carbonated soft drinks"