Carb-up



carbohydrate.
to eat large quantities of carbohydrates before a major physical exertion in order to store up energy (usually followed by up):
Some marathon runners carb up on spaghetti the night before a race.
noun
short for carburettor
short for carbohydrate
n.

1942 as an abbreviation of carburetor; c.2000 as short for carbohydrate.

noun

Carbohydrate; food mainly consisting of carbohydrates: can’t live without carbs
carburetor
carbohydrate

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Carbs

    a carburetor. carbohydrate. to eat large quantities of carbohydrates before a major physical exertion in order to store up energy (usually followed by up): Some marathon runners carb up on spaghetti the night before a race. Contemporary Examples And then there are the effects of carbs on exercise and sport performance and adaptation. Carbs 101: […]

  • Carbachol

    a white or slightly yellow crystalline compound, C 6 H 15 ClN 2 O 2 , soluble in water and alcohol: used in ophthalmology.



  • Carbamate

    a salt or ester of carbamic acid. noun a salt or ester of carbamic acid. The salts contain the monovalent ion NH2COO–, and the esters contain the group NH2COO– carbamate car·ba·mate (kär’bə-māt’, kär-bām’āt’) n. A salt or ester of carbamic acid. carbamate (kär’bə-māt’, kär-bām’āt’) A salt or ester containing the radical NH2COO. Carbamates are often […]

  • Carbamazepine

    a white to whitish toxic powder, C 15 H 12 N 2 O, used as an analgesic in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and as an anticonvulsant. noun an anticonvulsant drug used in the management of epilepsy carbamazepine car·ba·maz·e·pine (kär’bə-māz’ə-pēn’) n. An anticonvulsant and analgesic drug used in the treatment of certain forms of epilepsy […]



Disclaimer: Carb-up definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.