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Synonyms for carbon
ˈkɑr bən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carbon, C, atomic number 6(noun)

    an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds

    century, hundred, degree centigrade, light speed, degree Celsius, nose candy, snow, coke, vitamin C, ascorbic acid, carbon paper, deoxycytidine monophosphate, one C, carbon copy, ampere-second, coulomb, speed of light, atomic number 6, blow, cytosine

  2. carbon paper, carbon(noun)

    a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper

    atomic number 6, carbon copy, carbon paper

  3. carbon, carbon copy(noun)

    a copy made with carbon paper

    atomic number 6, carbon copy, carbon paper

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "carbon":

    tetrachloride, carbone, coal, co2

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  1. Maria Uriarte:

    Carbon dynamics after a storm are hard to understand but after a storm a forest loses a lot of carbon and then regains it as it regrows, so we're looking at the long-term average, if bad storms become the norm, if a storm of Maria's severity becomes the average storm in the French Caribbean, we expect the forest will store less carbon because trees don't have time to get big. We expect the net balance to be negative -- that's not published yet but that's what our models are showing.

  2. Kate Jones:

    It's not OK to transform a forest into agriculture without understanding the impact that has on climate, carbon storage, disease emergence and flood risk, you can't do those things in isolation without thinking about what that does to humans.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    But the reason I bring this up now is to underscore fact this is going to be an enormous generational challenge, there are going to be people constantly pushing back and making sure we keep clinging to old dirty fuels and a carbon-emitting economic strategy that we need to be moving away from.

  4. Frans Timmermans:

    We should also be prepared to consider other instruments, for instance a carbon border tax, to level the playing field for European products.

  5. Chevron CEO John Watson:

    Carbon pricing means raising prices on everything, what are you prepared to live without?

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