how to pronounce bicarbonate


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bicarbonate is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of bicarbonate


  1. The univalent anion HCO3^-; any salt of carbonic acid in which only one of the hydrogen atoms has been replaced.
  2. Sodium bicarbonate used as a mild antacid; bicarbonate of soda.

bicarbonate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bicarbonate occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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