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{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An abundant nonmetallic element; A thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance, used to make copies using a typewriter.

Usage examples (22)
  • Organic chemistry is the study of carbon compounds.
  • They are looking at what I call the carbon DNA, so they benchmark it.
  • Pretty much everything we humans do has some carbon cost, contributing to what we call our carbon footprint.
  • You must have heard about the word carbon-neutral. for more
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