carb-
or carbo- combining form Etymology: French, from carbone carbon ; carbonic ; carbonyl ; carboxyl <
carbide
>
<
carbohydrate
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • carb — carb·ac·i·dom·e·ter; carb·alk·oxy; carb·alk·ox·yl; carb·am·i·do ; carb·am·i·no; carb·an·i·on; carb·azot·ic; carb·eth·oxy; carb·eth·ox·yl; carb·eth·ox·yl·a·tion; carb·he·mo·glo·bin; al·di·carb; carb; …   English syllables

  • Carb- — vor Konsonanten Carbo [↑ Carbo, ↑ Carboneum] Namensstamm in Namen von anorg. u. org. Kohlenstoffverb. u. in Begriffen, die sich auf Kohle u./od. Kohlenstoff (↑ Carbon) beziehen, z. B. Carbanion, Carben, Carbid, Carbonisieren, Carboxy , Carburier …   Universal-Lexikon

  • carb- — carb(o) élément, du lat. carbo, carbonis, charbon . ⇒CARBO , CARB , CARBI , élément préf. Élément préf. tiré du lat. carbo (charbon) et entrant dans la compos. de termes de chimie : carbasone, subst. fém. « Médicament arsenical se présentant sous …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Carb — may refer to:*Carbohydrate, a simple molecule *Carburetor, a device that blends air and fuel for an internal combustion engine *Carb (short for Carburetor), part of a bong or bowl that allows in air to be mixed with the smoke. *CARB, an acronym… …   Wikipedia

  • carb... — carb…, Carb… 〈in Zus.; vor Vokalen〉 = carbo…, Carbo… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Carb... — carb…, Carb… 〈in Zus.; vor Vokalen〉 = carbo…, Carbo… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • carb... — carb..., Carb... [k...] vgl. ↑karbo..., Karbo …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • carb — (carburetor) (Slang) carburetor, part of an internal combustion engine; carbohydrate or a high carbohydrate food carb (carbohydrate) (Slang) carbohydrate or a high carbohydrate food …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carb — carb‹o›..., Carb‹o›... ↑ karbo..., ↑ Karbo …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Carb... — carb‹o›..., Carb‹o›... ↑ karbo..., ↑ Karbo …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • carb — [ka:b US ka:rb] n informal 1.) BrE a ↑carburettor 2.) [usually plural] especially AmE a food such as rice, potatoes, or bread that contains ↑carbohydrate ▪ Before a race I eat plenty of carbs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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