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carbon

/ˈkaːbən/
an element occurring as diamond and graphite and also in coal etc.
carbone
carbon copy a copy of writing or typing made by means of carbon paper.
carbone
carbon dioxide /daiˈoksaid/ a gas present in the air, breathed out by man and other animals.
gaz carbonique
carbon monoxide /məˈnoksaid/ a colourless, very poisonous gas which has no smell
oxyde de carbone
Carbon monoxide is given off by car engines.
carbon paper a type of paper coated with carbon etc which makes a copy when placed between the sheets being written or typed.
papier carbone
Translations of “carbon”
in Korean 탄소…
in Arabic كَربون…
in Italian carbonio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 物質, 碳…
in Russian углерод…
in Turkish karbon…
in Polish węgiel…
in Spanish carbono…
in Portuguese carbono…
in German der Kohlenstoff…
in Catalan carbó…
in Japanese 炭素…
in Chinese (Simplified) 物质, 碳…
(Definition of carbon from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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