Definitions for "Carbon"
An elementary substance, not metallic in its nature, which is present in all organic compounds. Atomic weight 11.97. Symbol C. it is combustible, and forms the base of lampblack and charcoal, and enters largely into mineral coals. In its pure crystallized state it constitutes the diamond, the hardest of known substances, occuring in monometric crystals like the octahedron, etc. Another modification is graphite, or blacklead, and in this it is soft, and occurs in hexagonal prisms or tables. When united with oxygen it forms carbon dioxide, commonly called carbonic acid, or carbonic oxide, according to the proportions of the oxygen; when united with hydrogen, it forms various compounds called hydrocarbons. Compare Diamond, and Graphite.
A carbon rod or pencil used in an arc lamp; also, a plate or piece of carbon used as one of the elements of a voltaic battery.
A diamond is composed of pure carbon. Carbon, when subjected to tremendous amounts of heat and pressure, crystallizes. Many diamonds do not completely crystallize. As a diamond crystal forms, some Carbon may not be crystallized resulting in birthmarks known as inclusions. Inclusions aid jewelers in identifying diamonds and make every diamond unique. The best way to identify your diamond is know what its inclusions look like, unless of course you are fortunate enough to own a flawless diamond, which has perfect crystal structure and no inclusions.
Keywords:  api, mac, toolbox, fledged, posix
An application environment for Mac OS X that features a set of programming interfaces derived from earlier versions of the Mac OS. The Carbon API has been modified to work properly with Mac OS X, especially with the foundation of the operating system, the kernel environment. Carbon applications can run in Mac OS X, Mac OS 9, and all versions of Mac OS 8 later than Mac OS 8.1.
The Carbon APIs can be used to write Mac OS X applications that also run on previous versions of the Mac OS 8.1 or later.
Carbon is Apple Computer's procedural API for the Macintosh operating system, which permits a good degree of forward and backward compatibility between source code written to run on the older and now dated Classic Mac OS (Version 8.1 and later), and the newer Mac OS X. It is one of five major APIs available for Mac OS X; the others are Cocoa (for the Open Step environment), Toolbox (for the Classic environment), POSIX (for the BSD environment), and Java. (Environments such as Perl and Python are considered minor environments because they are not generally used for full-fledged application programming).
An extremely high modulus fibre used in Bainbridge DIAX-OS-HMC laminates.
A generic term referring to processes for making positives on paper employing chromated gelatine mixed with a pigment to create a light sensitive emulsion. A number of variations were introduced, but central to them all was the use of pigmented colours, and their resistance to fading. For details of its introduction see J.M. Eder, History of Photography, (New York: Columbia University Press, 1945), reprinted (New York: Dover Publications, 1972), Chapter 79. Exhibits created using this process
In the context of carbon offsets, the mass of elemental carbon emitted or sequestered. Used to provide consistency of measurements between different chemical configurations of carbon (e.g., between carbon in CO2 and carbon in biomass). Carbon's molecular weight is 12, while the molecular weight of CO2 is 44. Multiplying by 3.67 takes a figure expressed in carbon tons to tons of CO2.
As applied to forgings, the carbonaceous residue resulting from lubricant burned on the surface of the slug, cut from wrought material, or pressed part.
Formula 1 cars are built of carbonfiber composite materials. This is known as carbon (ie: a carbon monocoque = a chassis made of carbonfiber).
A composite of carbon fiber in a carbon matrix.
One of the nine macronutrients. Carbon is a major component of organic molecules, which are the building blocks of all organisms. Humans breath air, plants "breath" carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide supplies the carbon necessary for plant health. Plants growing outdoors will not be deficient in carbon.
Carbon is a lightweight component model for the Java programming language built to support enterprise applications and compliment J2EE and other traditional technologies.
Keywords:  waxy, sheet, paper, dark, coated
a sheet of carbon paper.
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
Keywords:  granules, coconut, shell, fine, ground
Fine sized granules of activated carbon, typically ground coconut shell because of its hardness.
Activated carbon medium in your aquarium helps to break down dissolved substances in the water.
Keywords:  asbestos, compressed, non
a compressed non-asbestos
Keywords:  comet, game, play
Play the Game, Make a Comet
Keywords:  copy, paper
a carbon copy.
a copy made with carbon paper
A treatment technology used to treat copper and lead in water.
Keywords:  spot, see
See carbon spot
Keywords:  activated, see
See activated carbon