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English definition of “carbon absorption”

carbon absorption

noun [S]    
ENVIRONMENT the use of carbon to remove waste and other substances from air or water: Carbon absorption has numerous applications in removing pollutants from air or water streams.
NATURAL RESOURCES the process of taking carbon dioxide out of the environment, for example by trees: More attention must be paid to natural carbon absorption.
(Definition of carbon absorption noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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