Definition of active carbon in English:

active carbon

(also active charcoal)

noun

  • another term for activated carbon
    • ‘Small amounts of active charcoal mixed with diatomaceous earth are sometimes used during final filtration in the hope of removing unstable colloids which could potentially form a haze.’
    • ‘While this may be the case, note that the General Climate Models are essentially water-cycle models that generally do not incorporate the active carbon cycle and its dynamics.’
    • ‘At the same time, active carbon is used as absorbent for deodorization.’
    • ‘Aerosol-OT (sodium dioctyl sulfoxinate; AOT) was purified with active charcoal and dried for 2 days under high vacuum.’
    • ‘Production process of active carbon used for electrode for organic solvent type electric double layer capacitor’