saturation with carbon dioxide, as in making soda water.
reaction with carbon dioxide to remove lime, as in sugar refining.
absorption of or reaction with carbon dioxide
another word for carbonization See carbonization
1881, from carbonic acid, an old name for carbon dioxide (see carbonate (n.)) + -ation.
of, containing, or derived from carbon. Historical Examples The usual Xylaria has a white, sterile, central portion known as the stroma, bearing a carbonous crust. Synopsis of Some Genera of the Large Pyrenomycetes C. G. Lloyd The walls of the perithecia are carbonous, and confluent with the crust. Synopsis of Some Genera of the Large […]
carbohydrate. a food having a high carbohydrate content. Historical Examples I saw two carbos (cormorants), distinct from any I had hitherto seen, very black, with some white marks. Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith noun A carbohydrate food: She knew she shouldn’t be munching out on carbos like this […]
carbobenzoxy carbobenzoxy car·bo·ben·zox·y (kär’bō-běn-zŏk’sē) adj. Relating to or containing the radical COOCH2C6H5.
any of a group of organic chemical compounds in which all the atoms composing the ring are carbon atoms, as benzene or cyclopropane.