Bicarbonate

Bicarbonate(noun):

  1. Ā An acid carbonate
  2. AĀ Ā salt containing the anion HCO3ā€“.
    • sodium bicarbonate.

This word as found in the passage ” Brooklyn Was Mine”, by Chris KnutsenĀ and Valerie Steiker. In the sentence in which the word was found in, the author writes, As she prattled to Alfred about bicyclingĀ in Prospect Park or rubbing bicarbonateĀ of soda on the sunburnĀ she’d gotten on a trip to Coney IslandĀ with his girlfriend, it would cross my mind that I knew the timeĀ and place of the eath that awaited her.

 

 

 

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