Definition of CARBON

noun : CARBON

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds ;

  • 2. (

    ) a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper ;

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