- a salt of carbonic acid containing the ion HCO3–; an acid carbonate
- modifier consisting of, containing, or concerned with the ion HCO3– ⇒
a bicarbonate compound Systematic name: hydrogen carbonate
- short for bicarbonate of soda
Example Sentences Including 'bicarbonate'
* Add the eggs, baking powder, sugar, bicarbonate , almonds and cocoa to the orange in the processor.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
A. Try rubbing your cups with a paper towel and a little salt or bicarbonate of soda.
Times, Sunday Times (2005)
Crack is manufactured when cocaine powder is dissolved into a solution of sodium bicarbonate and water, boiled and then dried.
Ottawa Sun (2003)
First: smear a thick paste of bicarbonate of soda on to the inside of the freezer.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Perhaps bicarbonate really isn't the `special ingredient" mentioned in the advert, but a different reaction is being employed.
New Scientist (1998)
Sodium bicarbonate can be taken to neutralize the hydrochloric acid produced in the stomach in an attempt to alleviate `acid indigestion".
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