carbon absorption

carbon absorption
carbon absorption UK US noun [S]
ENVIRONMENT the use of carbon to remove waste and other substances from air or water: »

Carbon absorption has numerous applications in removing pollutants from air or water streams.

NATURAL RESOURCES the process of taking carbon dioxide out of the environment, for example by trees: »

More attention must be paid to natural carbon absorption.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • carbon absorption — /ˈkabən əbzɔpʃən/ (say kahbuhn uhbzawpshuhn) noun the process by which activated carbon absorbs contaminants from air or water …  

  • absorption — A term used by real estate lenders and developers to describe the process of renting up newly built or renovated office space or apartments. The term absorption period is often used to describe the period of time necessary for absorption.… …   Financial and business terms

  • carbon absorber — /ˈkabən əbzɔbə/ (say kahbuhn uhbzawbuh) noun an air pollution control device using carbon absorption …  

  • Carbon — (), but as most compounds with multiple single bonded oxygens on a single carbon it is unstable.] Cyanide (CN–), has a similar structure, but behaves much like a halide ion (pseudohalogen). For example it can form the nitride cyanogen molecule… …   Wikipedia

  • Carbon dioxide — Carbon dioxide …   Wikipedia

  • Carbon sequestration — is the capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) and may refer specifically to: The process of removing carbon from the atmosphere and depositing it in a reservoir. [1] When carried out deliberately, this may also be referred to as carbon dioxide removal,… …   Wikipedia

  • Carbon tetrachloride — IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • Absorption — may refer to:Chemistry and biology*Absorption (chemistry), absorption of particles of gas or liquid in liquid or solid material *Absorption (skin), a route by which substances can enter the body through the skin *Absorption (pharmacokinetics),… …   Wikipedia

  • Absorption (chemistry) — Absorption, in chemistry, is a physical or chemical phenomenon or a process in which atoms, molecules, or ions enter some bulk phase gas, liquid or solid material. This is a different process from adsorption, since the molecules are taken up by… …   Wikipedia

  • Absorption cross section — is a measure for the probability of an absorption process. More generally, the term cross section is used in physics to quantify the probability of a certain particle particle interaction, e.g., scattering, photoabsorption, etc. (Note that light… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”