Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Intermediate Dictionary
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
carbon

car·bon

carbon

 
 
pronunciation:
kar bn
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition: a chemical element found in all living things. Pure carbon occurs as diamond or graphite. It is also often found in compounds with other elements. (symbol: C)
This molecule contains two atoms of carbon.Carbon is found in all living things.
Word Explorer
See
  cell, element