1. an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
2. 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. a copy made with carbon paper
Definition categories: man–made, copy
Sentences with carbon as a noun:
- A methane molecule is made up of a single carbon with four hydrogens.