the amount of carbon dioxide or other carbon compounds emitted into the atmosphere by the activities of an individual, company, country, etc.: the carbon footprint of an overseas flight;
how to measure your carbon footprint.
a measure of the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by a single endeavour or by a company, household, or individual through day-to-day activities over a given period
a measure of the amount of carbon dioxide produced by a person, organization, or location at a given time
Carbon footprint describes the environmental impact of carbon emissions, measured in units of carbon dioxide.
hexachloroethane. a colorless crystalline compound, C 2 Cl 6 , with a camphorlike odor, soluble in alcohol and ether, insoluble in water: used in organic synthesis and pyrotechnics, as a retarding agent in fermentation, and as a solvent. noun a colourless crystalline insoluble compound with a camphor-like odour: used in pyrotechnics and explosives. Formula: C2Cl6
- Carbon microphone
noun a microphone in which a diaphragm, vibrated by sound waves, applies a varying pressure to a container packed with carbon granules, altering the resistance of the carbon. A current flowing through the carbon is thus modulated at the frequency of the sound waves
- Carbon monoxide hemoglobin
carbon monoxide hemoglobin carbon monoxide hemoglobin n. See carboxyhemoglobin.
a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas, CO, that burns with a pale-blue flame, produced when carbon burns with insufficient air: used chiefly in organic synthesis, metallurgy, and in the preparation of metal carbonyls, as nickel carbonyl. Contemporary Examples For example, research has shown that most carbon-monoxide alarm incidents are triggered by a malfunctioning furnace. How to […]