• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hydrocarbonate (Old Chem) A hydrocarbon.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hydrocarbonate Carbureted hydrogen gas.
    • n hydrocarbonate In modern chemistry and mineralogy, an acid carbonate or carbonate of hydrogen and a metal: as, hydrocarbonate of magnesia (magnesium acid carbonate), H2Mg (CO3)2; also, but improperly, applied to a compound of a metal with hydroxyl and the radical of carbonic acid: as, hydrocarbonate of copper (of the mineral malachite) equals copper hydroxycarbonate, Cu2.(HO)2.CO3.
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In literature:

The authors give two different processes for the determination of animal or vegetable oils or fats and hydrocarbon or other neutral oils.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 299" by Various
Thus, without much doubt, hydrocarbons must exist between our atmosphere and the sun, and, it may be, in space.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 363, December 16, 1882" by Various
Berthelot also says that, in most cases, there can be no doubt of the organic origin of the hydrocarbons.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882" by Various
Trace of heavy hydrocarbons.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 497, July 11, 1885" by Various
Solid matter is most easily provided by burning a gas rich in dense hydrocarbons, not a poor and non-luminous gas.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887" by Various
This drying, or the volatilization of the hydrocarbons, causes pores between the fibers of the paper.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 821, Sep. 26, 1891" by Various
One of the simplest of these hydrocarbon derivatives is glycerin, the same as you use for sunburn.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
Hydrocarbons are necessarily borrowed from the vegetable foods.
"The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28" by Various
Petroleum and natural gas are essentially mixtures of a great variety of these hydrocarbons.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
This, like India rubber, is a hydrocarbon.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 1157, March 5, 1898" by Various

In news:

Gulf Saver Bags designed to stabilize eroding marshlands give young restoration plants a good start and place hydrocarbon-eating microbes at the ready.
The cans, which leak hydrocarbons that create smog, have been outlawed for some time in the state.
Despite an embarrassment of hydrocarbon riches, the U.A.E.
In an effort to reduce hydrocarbons in surface runoff, Pewee Valley city officials are planning a " pervious parking" lot next to City Hall.
Chevron Joins Search For Hydrocarbons In S Africa 's Karoo.
Crew are investigating a hydrocarbon leak in the Alexandria federal courthouse.
Recently, state geologist Bob Swenson shared some insight into a state report on remaining hydrocarbon resources across the state and in Cook Inlet with the Clarion.
Chevron Joins Search For Hydrocarbons In S Africa's Karoo.
Cray Valley Hydrocarbon Specialty Chemicals recently announced it has relocated to a new corporate Research and Development facility in Exton, PA.
A hydrocarbon-based product was briefly discharging from a coker at Exxon Mobil Corp.'s Joliet refinery in Illinois, the Morris Daily Herald reported on its website.
A hydrocarbon-based product was briefly discharging from a coker at Exxon Mobil Corp.
When spark discharges crack oil molecules, hydrogen gas and low molecular weight hydrocarbon gas will be produced.
Seeking the Universal Hydrocarbon Indicator.
Minimizing Occupational Exposure to Mercury in Hydrocarbon Processing Plants.
Hydrocarbons Could Form Deep In the Earth From Methane, Not Animal Remains.

In science:

Fig. 20 An image showing the polyaromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) emission at 3.3mm that envelopes the NGC 6334 star forming complex, as imaged by the infrared SPIREX telescope at the South Pole (Burton et al. 2000).
Astronomy in Antarctica
GaAs particle compared to those present at the hydrocarbon layer.
Measurement of statistical nuclear spin polarization in a nanoscale GaAs sample
The hydrocarbon layer is modeled as a thin film on the surface of this solid.
Measurement of statistical nuclear spin polarization in a nanoscale GaAs sample
On the other hand the transition temperature is closer to room temperature and increases with the hydrocarbon chain length: a plot is shown in fig. 5.
Amphiphilic Membranes
If one lowers the temperature T , or decreases the water content φ, one goes to an ordered, “solid like” phase Lβ , in which the hydrocarbon chains are ordered and the molecules do not diffuse freely.
Amphiphilic Membranes