of, like, or containing carbon.
- sub·car·bo·na·ceous, adjective
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How to use carbonaceous in a sentence
Their exotic chemistry doesn’t match Earth rocks, but it does match the proportions of elements seen in a type of meteorite called a carbonaceous chondrite, van Ginneken and his colleagues report March 31 in Science Advances.A meteor may have exploded over Antarctica 430,000 years ago | Sid Perkins | March 31, 2021 | Science News
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While the Baptistina source has dried up, carbonaceous asteroids are abundant enough to represent a plausible asteroid impactor, and would match all of the data.Comets Are More Dangerous Than We Thought - Issue 98: Mind | Sean Raymond | March 10, 2021 | Nautilus
Another carbonaceous asteroid could plausibly have done the job.Comets Are More Dangerous Than We Thought - Issue 98: Mind | Sean Raymond | March 10, 2021 | Nautilus
They’re similar to a type of meteorite called carbonaceous chondrites, which come from the most common type of asteroid — carbon-bearing “C-type” asteroids.
Loftily poised in ether capacious, Strongly resembling a gem carbonaceous.The Book of Humorous Verse | Various
It is overlaid by about eighteen inches of black alluvial carbonaceous mould.
Large portions of its margin consist of the brittle carbonaceous slate.
Next in point of altitude, is the series of dark, carbonaceous, shelly slate rock.
Never use a new bottle before it has been heated sufficiently to get rid of grease and carbonaceous dirt.On Laboratory Arts | Richard Threlfall
British Dictionary definitions for carbonaceous
of, resembling, or containing carbon
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