Definition of Activated Carbon in English :

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Activated Carbon meaning in English

Meaning of Activated Carbon in English

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Activated Carbon pronunciation in English

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Activated Carbon

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Noun

1. activated carbon, activated charcoal

powdered or granular carbon used for purifying by adsorption; given orally (as a slurry) it is an antidote for some kinds of poisons

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Activated Carbon

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noun
a porous highly adsorptive form of carbon used to remove colour or impurities from liquids and gases, in the separation and extraction of chemical compounds, and in the recovery of solvents
. Also called: activated charcoal, active carbon

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Activated Carbon

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a form of highly porous carbon that can easily adsorb gases, vapors, and colloidal particles: it is made by destructive distillation of wood, peat, etc., followed by heating the resultant product to high temperatures with steam or carbon dioxide
: also called activated charcoal, active carbon

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