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carbon capturenoun [U]

uk   us   (also carbon capture and storage, abbreviation CCS) specialized
(Definition of carbon capture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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carbon capturenoun [U]

uk   us   (also carbon capture and storage, abbreviation CCS)
ENVIRONMENT, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY a way of catching the ​carbonproduced by ​machines and ​processes so that it is not ​released into the ​environment: Many of the latest ​technologies for ​carboncapture and ​storage have been ​generated in the UK.
(Definition of carbon capture from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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