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Carbon (IPA: /ˈkɑɹbən/)


Carbon (n.)

An elementary substance, not metallic in its nature, which is present in all organic compounds. Atomic weight 11 .97. Symbol C. it is combustible, and forms the base of lampblack and charcoal, and enters largely into mineral coals. In its pure crystallized state it constitutes the diamond, the hardest of known substances, occuring in monometric crystals like the octahedron, etc. Another modification is graphite, or blacklead, and in this it is soft, and occurs in hexagonal prisms or tables. When united with oxygen it forms carbon dioxide, commonly called carbonic acid, or carbonic oxide, according to the proportions of the oxygen; when united with hydrogen, it forms various compounds called hydrocarbons. Compare Diamond, and Graphite.

Carbon

Chemical element with the atomic number of 6

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Carbon Synonyms

Atomic Number 6, C

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Carbon Copy

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Carbon Rhymes


Carbon, Darbonne, Farben, Karban


Fluorocarbon, Hydrocarbon

Carbon (Last Name / Surname)

Carbon is the #27,514 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 876 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Carbon in Spanish is Carbón

Tagalog Translation

Carbon in Tagalog is Karbon

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All is beautiful and unceasing, all is music and reason, and all, like diamond, is carbon first, then light." - Diamond

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All is beautiful and unceasing, all is music and reason, and all, like diamond, is carbon first, then light." - José Martí

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Clearly, the left-wing groups want to use this carbon theme as a tool for wealth redistribution." - Luboš Motl

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Life exists in the universe only because the carbon atom possesses certain exceptional properties." - James Jeans


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