carbonation

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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.

carbonation

The reaction between carbon dioxide and calcium compounds, esp. in cement paste, mortar, or concrete, to produce calcium carbonate.
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Only unobstructed, effervescing life falls into a thousand new forms and improvisations, brings to life creative force, itself corrects all mistaken attempts.
The pores are formed by using an effervescing agent that fizzes, producing bubbles as the polymer is being synthesized into hydrogels.
Endorsing yet revising Levinson's analysis of the erasures of "Tintern Abbey," for example, Pfau portrays the effervescing of material, "real," history as the very condition of a new professional middle-class subject whose connections are virtual rather than embodied.
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I don't really believe it makes much difference and never have, but people with coughs, sneezes, sore throats and aching limbs aren't very amenable to logic or science when a glass of effervescing vitamin C seems like dramatic treatment.
Its tune fused with the sea foam effervescing as it reached the shore.
Still other minerals will dissolve without either effervescing or leaving a residue.
But in his dark moments, it was an agony to Wyn to have his head be buzzing and effervescing with keenest messages, yet no paper or pencil to transcribe verses that invaded his ear more quickly than he could hope to retain them by heart, though he'd already committed to memory some hundreds of lines.
The effervescing refreshments get their fizz from sparkling dry wine or carbonated mineral water combined with fruit or vegetable juices; decorate each with its own edible ornament--fruit, onions, or preserved ginger.
774230 Non-alcoholic beverages, such as mineral waters, musts, isotonic beverages, fruit juices, non-alcoholic cocktails, malt worts; powders for effervescing beverages, essences for making beverages, preparations for making beverages; all included in Class 32.
Thomas Castaignede, who had been effervescing with intent forthe first 25 minutes, narrowed the deficit with a sublime jinking run from 30 metres improved by Nicky Little.