Bedeutung von “carbon” im englischen Wörterbuch

“carbon” im Englisch

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carbonnoun

uk /ˈkɑː.bən/ us /ˈkɑːr.bən/

carbon noun (DOCUMENT)

(Definition von “carbon” aus dem Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“carbon” im amerikanischen Englisch

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carbonnoun [ U ]

us /ˈkɑr·bən/

biology, chemistry a chemical element that is contained in all animals and plants, and that is an important part of other substances such as coal and oil, and exists in its pure form as diamonds and graphite

(Definition von “carbon” aus dem Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“carbon” im Business-Englisch

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carbonnoun

uk /ˈkɑːbən/ us

[ U ] NATURAL RESOURCES a chemical element (= simple chemical substance), which exists in all plants and animals, and is an important part of coal and oil. When carbon is burned it produces carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide:

All organic substances contain the element carbon.
Carbon exists in its pure form as diamond or graphite.
carbon atoms

[ U ] ENVIRONMENT used as a short form for carbon dioxide, especially when talking about the environment and climate change:

Car makers are already working hard on reducing carbon.
The plan would remove two billion tons of carbon a year from the atmosphere.

[ C ] WORKPLACE a carbon copy

(Definition von “carbon” aus dem Cambridge Wörterbuch Business-Englisch © Cambridge University Press)