Definition of 'carbon'
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Carbon monoxide is produced when fossil fuels burn without a good air supply. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This would allow them to absorb more carbon dioxide and boost yields. The Sun (2016)The overall carbon footprint from such imports is significantly higher than would be the case from domestically produced shale gas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's the same way with the atmosphere and carbon dioxide. Smithsonian Mag (2017)First, it reduces our carbon footprint. Computing (2010)We were rushed to hospital, where blood tests confirmed we had carbon monoxide poisoning. The Sun (2016)Though diesel vehicles are a health hazard, they produce less carbon dioxide than petrol vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bubbles form due to dissolved carbon dioxide, which are produced during fermentation inside the bottles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By law, you must do an annual gas safety check and fit smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The scheme requires about 5,000 large organisations to report annually on their energy use and to buy carbon allowances in line with their carbon footprints. Computing (2010)Each section of the wing is built in carbon fibre. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We would also be spewing far more carbon into the atmosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This burial of organic carbon allowed the release of oxygen into the environment. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)Will cars be banned for causing passive inhalation of carbon monoxide? The Sun (2006)What economic regime will apply to carbon capture? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Organic chemistry is the chemistry of compounds which contain carbon. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)Say goodbye to a carbon tax and to cap and trade. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We breathe out carbon dioxide which the blood exchanges for oxygen. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)What about the carbon footprint of your shampoo? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Progress on carbon capture and storage is also vital. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And being starved of carbon dioxide obviously compounds the problem. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)The abdomen is blown up with carbon dioxide so that space exists between your pelvic organs. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)The signal he was looking for stemmed from the fact that organic matter is enriched in lighter carbon. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)Thus there is a powerful case for a large element of carbon trading in the policy package in rich countries. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Burning biomass is supposed to be greener as new trees can be planted as replacements and to absorb carbon from the atmosphere. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The twin seats with four-point safety harnesses come in optional carbon fibre. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What they didn't know was that it also gives off carbon monoxide. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It'll have a lighter carbon footprint and you will be supporting local industry. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The carbon tax on flights will rise to 50 per person. The Sun (2008)But if some of the organic carbon is taken out, some of the oxygen is surplus to requirements. Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)
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Translations for 'carbon'
British English: carbon /ˈkɑːbn/ NOUN
Carbon is a chemical element that diamonds and coal are made of.
- American English: carbon
- Arabic: كَرْبُون
- Brazilian Portuguese: carbono
- Chinese: 碳
- Croatian: ugljik
- Czech: uhlík
- Danish: kulstof
- Dutch: koolstof
- European Spanish: carbono
- Finnish: hiili
- French: carbone
- German: Kohlenstoff
- Greek: άνθρακας
- Italian: carbonio
- Japanese: 炭素
- Korean: 탄소
- Norwegian: karbon
- Polish: węgiel pierwiastek
- European Portuguese: carbono
- Romanian: carbon
- Russian: углерод
- Spanish: carbono
- Swedish: kol
- Thai: คาร์บอน
- Turkish: karbon
- Ukrainian: вуглець
- Vietnamese: cácbon
Definition of carbon from the Collins English Dictionary
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