Describing any form of life based on the organic biopolymers present in all forms of life on Earth.(adjective)
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Use "carbon-based" in a sentence
"These samples are thin films of carbon-based nano-materials including carbon nano-tubes and graphite, said Hersam."
"She spoke to them directly, in a manner that inspired rather than admonished, about the role they can play in a future free from the tyranny of carbon-based fuels."
"The Obama Administration in particular has been a champion of using tax incentives to push their agenda, insisting on tax breaks for "green" home improvements and punitive taxes on consumption of carbon-based energy sources."