a food having a high carbohydrate content.
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
A carbohydrate food: She knew she shouldn’t be munching out on carbos like this (1970s+)
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.
adjective (of a chemical compound) containing a closed ring of carbon atoms Historical Examples carbocyclic rings will next be treated, benzene and its allies in some detail; and finally the heterocyclic nuclei. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1 Various
the practice of eating high amounts of carbohydrates, sometimes after a period of low carbohydrate intake, for several days immediately before competing in an athletic event, especially a marathon, in order to store glycogen in the body, thereby providing greater reserves of energy. carbohydrate loading n. A dietary practice that increases carbohydrate reserves in muscle […]