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Spanish translation of “carbon”

carbon

/ˈkaːbən/
an element occurring as diamond and graphite and also in coal etc. carbon copy a copy of writing or typing made by means of carbon paper.
copia (hecha con papel carbón)
carbon dioxide /daiˈoksaid/ a gas present in the air, breathed out by man and other animals. carbon monoxide /məˈnoksaid/ a colourless, very poisonous gas which has no smell 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.
(Definition of carbon from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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