carbon paper (def 2).
paper faced with a preparation of carbon or other material, used between two sheets of plain paper in order to reproduce on the lower sheet that which is written or typed on the upper.
Also called carbon tissue. a paper for making photographs by the carbon process.
a thin sheet of paper coated on one side with a dark waxy pigment, often containing carbon, that is transferred by the pressure of writing or of typewriter keys onto the copying surface below Often shortened to carbon
another name for carbon tissue
a sheet of paper coated with pigmented gelatine, used in the carbon process Also called carbon paper
- Carbon trading
noun the trading by a country with a relatively low level of carbon dioxide emission of part of its emission entitlement to a country that has a higher level of emission Contemporary Examples China has been a leading source of dodgy carbon offsets used by the EU carbon trading scheme. What Are We Going to […]
- Carbon value
noun (chem) an empirical measurement of the tendency of a lubricant to form carbon when in use
- Carbon well
noun another name for carbon sink
- Carbon-nitrogen cycle
carbon-nitrogen cycle carbon-nitrogen cycle n. A chain of thermonuclear reactions in which nitrogen isotopes are formed in intermediate stages and carbon acts essentially as a catalyst to convert four hydrogen atoms into one helium atom with the emission of two positrons. The entire sequence is thought to generate significant amounts of energy in the sun […]