1. carbon, C, atomic number 6, chemical element, element

usage: an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds

2. carbon paper, carbon, paper

usage: a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper

3. carbon, carbon copy, copy

usage: a copy made with carbon paper

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