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ˌkɑr bəˈneɪ ʃəscar·bona·ceous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carbonaceous, carbonous, carbonic, carboniferousadjective

    relating to or consisting of or yielding carbon


  1. carbonaceousadjective

    of, relating to, rich in, or yielding carbon

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carbonaceousadjective

    pertaining to, containing, or composed of, carbon


  1. Carbonaceous

    Carbonaceous is the defining attribute of a substance rich in carbon. Particularly, carbonaceous hydrocarbons are very unsaturated, high-molecular-weight hydrocarbons, having an elevated carbon:hydrogen ratio. Metamorphism of the carbonaceous material is expressed in the graphitisation process. However, graphitisation may be accelerated or retarded in dependence on various metamorphic or lithological factors involved.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carbonaceous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carbonaceous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    This sort of spectral matching is a way to identify an unknown, good spectral matches suggest possible identifications, while bad matches eliminate them. Most of the spectra are dominated by minerals that are consistent with the identification of this meteorite as a carbonaceous chondrite.

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