bicarbonate bicarbonate  /baɪ ˈkɑr bə nət/


  • (n) a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate


  1. Many a man has died of a heart attack soon after asking for a glass of sodium bicarbonate.
  2. Sodium bicarbonate is at once the commonest, cheapest, most misused and most dangerous of antacids.
  3. And don't forget your feces powder: bird droppings mixed with ammonium bicarbonate which, when sprinkled on the floor, make a new birdhouse smell like a well-established one.


  • Quick Facts: What's The Buzz About Sodium Bicarbonate?

    Why opt for sodium bicarbonate if trona is cheaper? Any field tests supporting its use in air pollution control? Get the objective answer to these and other frequently asked questions about sodium bicarbonate in “Quick Facts: What’s the buzz about sodium bicarbonate?”
    on August 23, 2013     Source: PollutionOnline

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