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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Carbureted hydrogen gas.
  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Old Chem.), obsolete A hydrocarbon.
  • noun (Chem.) A hydrous carbonate, as malachite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chemistry, obsolete A hydrocarbon.
  • noun chemistry, obsolete A hydrous carbonate, such as malachite.


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hydro- +‎ carbonate


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  • In addition to carbonates of sodium, especially the hydrocarbonate known as glycolate, the bile apparently contains ammonium sulphate combined with hydrocarbon (taurin); but this results from the transposition of sodium sulphate and gelatine.

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  • The iron must be in certain soluble conditions, however, and the soluble bicarbonate of the protoxide of chalybeate springs seems most favourable, the hydrocarbonate absorbed by the cells is oxidized, probably thus --

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  • In May, U.S. oil trader and former president of Trammo Corporation Donald Schroeder pleaded guilty to purchasing stolen Mexican condensate, a raw hydrocarbonate similar to crude oil used to make plastic, as well as coordinating its shipment to Texas via barge.

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