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noun     carbon pronunciation in British English
/ˈkɑː(r)bən/
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singularcarbon
pluralcarbons
  1. 1
    [uncountable] chemistry a chemical element that is found in all living things, and can also exist as diamonds or coal
  2. 2
    [uncountable] chemistry the gases carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide
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  3. 4
    carbon emissions

    We’re trying to cut down on our carbon.

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