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carbon
American English: /ˈkɑrbən/
British English: /ˈkɑːb(ə)n/

Translation of carbon in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 uncountable (Chemistry)
    Example sentences
    • Combustion, or burning, is a chemical process involving carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.
    • It is composed mostly of isotopes of hydrogen and helium and includes 60 other elements including neon, argon carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and iron.
    • Consider the top five constituents of the cosmos, in order of their abundance: hydrogen, helium, oxygen, carbon, and nitrogen.
    1.2 countable (Electricity)
    Example sentences
    • The carbons last approximately 2 hours and then are replaced.
    • By the 1970's there was no longer a source for the 2 1/2 inch carbons that were required for this light.
  • 2 countable 2.1 (paper) carbon paper
    Example sentences
    • This was in the good old days when you drew your layouts on a massive piece of grid paper outfitted with a carbon layer so there were three copies.
    • All copies either had to be produced with carbons or on ‘skins’ fed through the temperamental duplicator.
    • If there is a carbon, also ask for that from the clerk and shred it when you go home.
    2.2 (copy) carbon copy

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