supercarbonate
Bicarbonate Bi*car"bon*ate, n. [Pref. bi- + carbonate.] (Chem.) A carbonate in which but half the hydrogen of the acid is replaced by a positive element or radical, thus making the proportion of the acid to the positive or basic portion twice what it is in the normal carbonates; an acid carbonate; -- sometimes called {supercarbonate}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Supercarbonate — Su per*car bon*ate, n. (Chem.) A bicarbonate. [Obsoles.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supercarbonate — su·per·car·bon·ate (soo″pər kahrґbon āt) bicarbonate …   Medical dictionary

  • Bicarbonate — Bi*car bon*ate, n. [Pref. bi + carbonate.] (Chem.) A carbonate in which but half the hydrogen of the acid is replaced by a positive element or radical, thus making the proportion of the acid to the positive or basic portion twice what it is in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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