carbanion

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carbanion

[¦kärb′an‚ī·ən]
(chemistry)
One of the charged fragments which arise on heterolytic cleavage of a covalent bond involving carbon; the fragment carries an unshared pair of electrons and bears a negative charge.
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The service includes the procurement and delivery of carbon acids Magnesiumkalken including intermediate storage and handling, their application with suitable technique in a uniform distribution and the required application rate of 3 tons per ha, and the total lime application rate acc.
In their explanatory note, Robredo and Bag-ao cited several studies showing the health risks of taking artificial drinks with sugar, artificial sweeteners, caffeine, phosphorous and carbon acids.
Soft drinks contain sugar, artificial sweeteners, phosphorus and carbon acids which have harmful effects on the body," they stressed in the explanatory note of the proposed law.