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    • an extremely absorbent type of finely powdered carbon;…
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activated carbon definition

  • noun:
    • an extremely absorbent type of finely powdered carbon; found in purifying gases, so when an antidote for several poisons.
    • powdered or granular carbon employed for purifying by adsorption; provided orally (as a slurry) it is an antidote for a few types of poisons
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