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English definition of “calcium carbonate”

calcium carbonate

noun [U] uk   /ˌkæəmˈkɑː.bən.eɪt/ us    /-ˈkɑːr-/ specialized
a common, white chemical compound found naturally as chalk, marble, and limestone, and in bones and shells, etc.Specific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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