Origin of carb1
Other definitions for carb (2 of 3)
Origin of carb2
Other definitions for carb (3 of 3)
WORDS THAT USE CARB-
What does carb- mean?
The Greek translation of Latin carbō is ánthrax, “charcoal” or “carbuncle,” which is the source of the word anthrax. Find out more at our entry for the word.
What are variants of carb-?
The form carb- is a variant of carbo-, which loses its -o- when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels. Want to know more? Read our Words That Use article for carbo-.
Examples of -carb
One example of a scientific term that features carb- is carbide, “a compound of carbon with a more electropositive element or group.”
The form carb- means “carbon,” and the -ide portion of the word is a suffix used to name chemical compounds. Carbide literally means “carbon compound.”
What are some words that use the combining form carb-?
What are some other forms that carb– may be commonly confused with?
Not every word that begins with the exact letters carb-, such as carbeen and carbine, is necessarily using the combining form carb- to denote “carbon.” Learn why carbine means “rifle” at our entry for the word.
How to use carb in a sentence
In addition, low fat/high carb diets lower protective “good” cholesterol and raise insulin.
To be sure, the “truth” may be that a low-carb/high-fat diet is not the answer for every patient.
But for the over-worked, guideline-driven doc-in-a-box, low-carb diets still have a daunting public relations battle to overcome.
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Bay rum two pints, alcohol one pint, castor oil one ounce, carb.The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)|Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Bay rum, three quarts; tincture cantharides (officinal), one 514 and a half ounces; carb.Housekeeping in Old Virginia|Marion Cabell Tyree
Collation and comparison of observations upon the American Carb.James Geikie|Marion I. Newbigin
Mémoire sur les Accidents que développe chez les ouvrières en caoutchouc du sulfure de carb.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth