General Science

  • noun the addition of carbon dioxide to a drink to make it fizzy


  • The process of burning or converting a substance through chemical reaction into a carbonate. For example, the reaction between carbon dioxide and the calcium compounds in cement paste or mortar to produce calcium carbonate.


  • a method of creating sparkling wine by forcing carbon dioxide gas into the liquid stored in a sealed container. This type of sparkling wine has larger bubbles that quickly disappear compared to traditionally produced sparkling wine.