Synonyms for carbon


1. carbon, C, atomic number 6, chemical element, element
usage: an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
2. carbon paper, carbon, paper
usage: 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
3. carbon, carbon copy, copy
usage: a copy made with carbon paper
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