carbonaceous carbonaceous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or consisting of or yielding carbon

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Meteorite connoisseurs have long known that rare meteorites called carbonaceous chondrites contain carbon compounds found in living organisms.
  2. The exact function of this carbonaceous material is not known.
  3. Into the cylinder was put a mixture of various kinds of carbonaceous dustgrain, sugar, cocoa, wood, even ground spices and cornstarch.

News

  • New material to enhance crop yield

    Researchers have developed a carbonaceous material from sewage sludge that when applied to soil can help to improve its quality.
    on December 16, 2013     Source: Science Daily

Quotes

  • "It gives people a degree of confidence this had never been exposed to the museum environment," said co-author Colin Pillinger of the UK's Open University. "I think it's too early to say how [the carbonaceous material] got there...... the...
    on Feb 8, 2006 By: Colin Pillinger Source: BBC News

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