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carbon

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1 something or someone that strongly resembles another
  • this new digital camera is a carbon of a well-known model costing almost twice as much

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2 something that is made to look exactly like something else
  • the bell tower is a carbon of an earlier one that toppled in an earthquake

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The first known use of carbon was in 1788

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“Carbon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/carbon. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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