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carbon

noun uk   /ˈkɑː.bən/  us   /ˈkɑːr-/

carbon noun (SUBSTANCE)

B2 (symbol C) [U] a chemical element that exists in its pure form as diamond or graphite , and is an important part of other substances such as coal and oil, as well as being contained in all plants and animals
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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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