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    carbon

    carbon - Dictionary definition and meaning for word carbon

    Definition
    (noun) an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
    Synonyms : atomic number 6 , c
    Definition
    (noun) 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
    Synonyms : carbon paper
    Definition
    (noun) a copy made with carbon paper
    Synonyms : carbon copy
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