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hydrogen carbonate,chemical compound containing the bicarbonate radical, -HCO3. The most familiar of such compounds is sodium bicarbonatesodium bicarbonate
or sodium hydrogen carbonate,
chemical compound, NaHCO3, a white crystalline or granular powder, commonly known as bicarbonate of soda or baking soda. It is soluble in water and very slightly soluble in alcohol.
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, chemical compound containing the carbonate radical or ion, CO3−2. Most familiar carbonates are salts that are formed by reacting an inorganic base (e.g., a metal hydroxide) with carbonic acid.
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A salt obtained by the neutralization of one hydrogen in carbonic acid.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. a salt of carbonic acid containing the ion HCO3--; an acid carbonate
2. consisting of, containing, or concerned with the ion HCO3--
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