carbon capture

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noun

the process of trapping carbon dioxide at its emission source, transporting it to a usually underground storage location, and isolating it there: New carbon capture technologies provide an additional weapon against global warming.

Nearby words

  1. carbon 14 dating,
  2. carbon arc,
  3. carbon bisulphide,
  4. carbon black,
  5. carbon brush,
  6. carbon copy,
  7. carbon credit,
  8. carbon cycle,
  9. carbon dating,
  10. carbon dioxide

Also called carbon capture and storage, car·bon cap·ture and se·ques·tra·tion.

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