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carbonation

[‚kär·bə′nā·shən]
(chemistry)
Conversion to a carbonate.
(chemical engineering)
The process by which a fluid, especially a beverage, is impregnated with carbon dioxide.
(geochemistry)
A process of chemical weathering whereby minerals that contain soda, lime, potash, or basic oxides are changed to carbonates by the carbonic acid in air or water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

carbonation

The reaction between carbon dioxide and calcium compounds, esp. in cement paste, mortar, or concrete, to produce calcium carbonate.
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