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carbonate US English

A salt of the anion CO32-, typically formed by reaction of carbon dioxide with bases

ammonium carbonate US English

A white crystalline solid that slowly decomposes giving off ammonia and is an ingredient of sal volatile

calcium carbonate US English

A white, insoluble solid occurring naturally as chalk, limestone, marble, and calcite, and forming mollusk shells and stony corals

sodium carbonate US English

A white alkaline compound with many commercial applications including the manufacture of soap and glass