subcarbonaceous

carbonaceous

[kahr-buh-ney-shuhs]
adjective
of, like, or containing carbon.

Origin:
1785–95; carbon + -aceous

subcarbonaceous, adjective
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carbonaceous (ˌkɑːbəˈneɪʃəs)
 
adj
of, resembling, or containing carbon

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carbon   (kär'bən)  Pronunciation Key 
Symbol C
A naturally abundant, nonmetallic element that occurs in all organic compounds and can be found in all known forms of life. Diamonds and graphite are pure forms, and carbon is a major constituent of coal, petroleum, and natural gas. Carbon generally forms four covalent bonds with other atoms in larger molecules. Atomic number 6; atomic weight 12.011; sublimation point above 3,500°C; boiling point 4,827°C; specific gravity of amorphous carbon 1.8 to 2.1, of diamond 3.15 to 3.53, of graphite 1.9 to 2.3; valence 2, 3, 4. See Periodic Table.

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