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active carbon Line breaks: ac¦tive car¦bon
(also active charcoal)

Definition of active carbon in English:


Another term for activated carbon.
Example sentences
  • While this may be the case, note that the General Climate Models are essentially water-cycle models that generally do not incorporate the active carbon cycle and its dynamics.
  • Small amounts of active charcoal mixed with diatomaceous earth are sometimes used during final filtration in the hope of removing unstable colloids which could potentially form a haze.
  • At the same time, active carbon is used as absorbent for deodorization.
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