calcium carbonate

calcium carbonate (uncountable)

  1. (inorganic compound) A colourless or white inorganic compound, CaCO3, occurring as chalk, limestone, marble etc; reacts with acids to liberate carbon dioxide.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: carbonate de calcium
  • German: Calciumcarbonat, Kalkstein, Kalk
  • Portuguese: carbonato de cálcio
  • Russian: карбона́т ка́льция
  • Spanish: carbonato de calcio

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