Bicarbonate

Bicarbonate(noun):

  1.  An acid carbonate
  2. A¬†¬†salt containing the anion HCO3‚Äď.
    • sodium bicarbonate.

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

 

 

 

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