• WordNet 3.6
    • n bicarbonate a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: 'Crack' is the street name given to cocaine that has been processed from cocaine hydrochloride to a free base for smoking. Rather than requiring the more volatile method of processing cocaine using ether, crack cocaine is processed with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) and water and heated to remove the hydrochloride, thus producing a form of cocaine that can be smoked.
    • n Bicarbonate (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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The term 'crack' refers to the crackling sound heard when the mixture is smoked (heated), presumably from the sodium bicarbonate.
    • n bicarbonate A carbonate containing two equivalents of carbonic acid to one of a base; one of the supercarbonates.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bicarbonate bī-kär′bon-āt a carbonate or salt having two equivalents of carbonic acid to one equivalent of base.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. bi-, + carbonate,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. bi-, twice, and Carbonate.


In literature:

"Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy Transformations of Man" by Francis Gano Benedict
Wall of the sporangium with an outer layer of large scales, consisting of bicarbonate of lime.
"The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio" by A. P. Morgan
In this case one-half ounce doses of potassium nitrate or bicarbonate may be given three times a day.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Bicarbonate of soda has sometimes been used although it is not a true preservative.
"Outlines of dairy bacteriology" by H. L. Russell
The other stock solution is a saturated solution of bicarbonate of soda.
"Harper's Round Table, August 20, 1895" by Various
We must now examine what happens to the bicarbonate of lime which has been formed by the action of the acid on the limestone.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
It consists of bicarbonate of soda in vinegar and water.
"Within Prison Walls" by Thomas Mott Osborne
However, sodium citrate and sodium bicarbonate are also used.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
The bicarbonate of lime so formed is soluble in water, which is not the case with the simple carbonate.
"The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight" by J. Cecil Hughes
The toxic agent is not affected by a 0.5% solution of sodium bicarbonate.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
Bicarbonate of soda with some bitter, as quassia, gentian or columba, is much in vogue as a direct gastric stimulant.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
It is best to use a solution of sodium bicarbonate.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
We had bicarbonate of soda, but no cream of tartar.
"My Attainment of the Pole" by Frederick A. Cook
Finally a chemical stream was turned on, the whitish foaming mixture of bicarbonate of soda, sulphuric acid and water spurting upon the flames.
"Baseball Joe on the School Nine" by Lester Chadwick
Bicarbonate of soda or lime-water should be given freely with the milk taken by children with this disease.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Eesaac Oliver was not to serve packets of tea and pennyworths of bicarbonate of soda over a grocer's counter.
"Mushroom Town" by Oliver Onions
Then add a pinch of bicarbonate of soda, and serve on buttered toast which has been previously prepared.
"The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book" by Victor Hirtzler
Scald the milk with the potassium bicarbonate; add the grated cheese, and stir until it dissolves.
"The Book of Cheese" by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
This hardness depends upon the earthy salts present, such as sulphates and bicarbonates of lime and magnesia.
"Curiosities of Civilization" by Andrew Wynter
Dissolve 1 teaspoonful of bicarbonate of soda in 1/2 cup water in a glass.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne

In news:

This is the first such system in the US to continuously operate with sodium bicarbonate regeneration.
The authors analyzed the effects of complexation as well as the levels of ammonium bicarbonate and crospovidone on tablet wetting time (WT), disintegration time (DT), and percent dissolution efficiency at 60 min (%DE60).
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