Related formssub·car·bo·na·ceous, adjective
Examples from the Web for carbonaceous
When nitre, for instance, is burned with carbonaceous matter, the product is carbonate of potash.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
During the first week the carbonaceous fed hens laid three eggs while the others laid two.
Because they secrete a carbonaceous matter, named chlorophyll, from which they derive their green colour.The Reason Why|Anonymous
Never use a new bottle before it has been heated sufficiently to get rid of grease and carbonaceous dirt.On Laboratory Arts|Richard Threlfall
The carbonaceous residue is calcined in a crucible at an elevated temperature, and the remaining mass treated with water.Legal Chemistry|A. Naquet