• Definition for "calcium carbonate"
    • A colorless or white crystalline substance, CaCO3, happening…
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calcium carbonate definition

  • noun:
    • A colorless or white crystalline substance, CaCO3, happening obviously as chalk, limestone, marble, as well as other kinds and found in a multitude of manufactured products including commercial chalk, drugs, and dentifrices.
    • A colourless or white inorganic chemical, CaCO3, happening as chalk, limestone, marble an such like; responds with acids to liberate co2.
    • a salt found in nature as chalk or calcite or aragonite or limestone
    • A colorless or white crystalline element, CaCO3, happening naturally as chalk, limestone, marble, alongside forms and used in a wide variety of manufactured items including commercial chalk, medicines, and dentifrices.
    • A colourless or white inorganic chemical, CaCO3, occurring as chalk, limestone, marble etc; reacts with acids to liberate carbon dioxide.
    • a salt within nature as chalk or calcite or aragonite or limestone
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