Definition of carbon sequestration in English:

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carbon sequestration

noun

A natural or artificial process by which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere and held in solid or liquid form.
Example sentences
  • Chris is interested in documenting what the potential is for carbon sequestration.
  • The concept of "clean burn" should not be extended to include carbon sequestration.
  • The same approach should apply to research on new low-carbon or non-carbon energies or carbon sequestration.

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Syllabification: car·bon se·ques·tra·tion

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