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carbon

noun [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
Translations of “carbon”
in Arabic كَربون…
in Korean 탄소…
in Malaysian arang…
in French carbone…
in Turkish karbon…
in Italian carbonio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 物質, 碳…
in Russian углерод…
in Polish węgiel…
in Vietnamese cacbon…
in Spanish carbono…
in Portuguese carbono…
in Thai คาร์บอน…
in German der Kohlenstoff…
in Catalan carbó…
in Japanese 炭素…
in Indonesian karbon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 物质, 碳…
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