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Definition 1: a copy made with carbon paper - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for carbon in the sense of this definition

(carbon is a kind of ...) a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing

"she made a copy of the designer dress" "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"

Definition 2: an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for carbon in the sense of this definition

(carbon is a kind of ...) any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter

(... is a kind of carbon ) a form of carbon having a large molecule consisting of an empty cage of sixty or more carbon atoms

(... is a kind of carbon ) very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem

(... is a kind of carbon ) used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors

(... is a kind of carbon ) powdered or granular carbon used for purifying by adsorption; given orally (as a slurry) it is an antidote for some kinds of poisons

(... is a kind of carbon ) a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink

(... is a kind of carbon ) a carbonaceous material obtained by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air

(... is a kind of carbon ) a charred substance

(... is a kind of carbon ) a radioactive isotope of carbon

(... is made of the substance carbon) fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period

(... is made of the substance carbon) a sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals

(... is made of the substance carbon) a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

Definition 3: 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 - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for carbon in the sense of this definition

(carbon is a kind of ...) a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses

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