HyperDic: activated_charcoal

English > 1 sense of the expression activated charcoal:
NOUNsubstanceactivated charcoal, activated carbonpowdered or granular carbon used for purifying by adsorption
English > activated charcoal: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
Meaningpowdered or granular carbon used for purifying by adsorption; given orally (as a slurry) it is an antidote for some kinds of poisons.
Synonymactivated carbon
Broadercarbon, C, atomic number 6An abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms
Spanishcarbón activado
Catalancarbó activat

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