bicarbonate

Definitions of bicarbonate
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n a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate

Synonyms:
hydrogen carbonate
Types:
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baking soda, bicarbonate of soda, saleratus, sodium bicarbonate, sodium hydrogen carbonate
a white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid
potassium acid carbonate, potassium bicarbonate, potassium hydrogen carbonate
a crystalline salt (KHCO3) that is used in baking powder and as an antacid
calcium bicarbonate
a bicarbonate that is a major cause of hard water
magnesium bicarbonate
a bicarbonate that is a major cause of hard water
Type of:
carbonate
a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)

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