carbon arc

noun

1
: an arc lamp having carbon electrodes
2
: an arc between carbon electrodes or between a carbon electrode and another material (as the parent metal in welding by carbon arc)

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“Carbon arc.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbon%20arc. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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