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Definition of "carbon-based" [carbon-based]

  • Describing any form of life based on the organic biopolymers present in all forms of life on Earth. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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."