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activated carbon (s) (noun), activated carbons (pl)
A highly porous form of carbon, typically from wood, lignite, coal, or coconut shells: Activated carbon is widely used as a filtration medium with the purpose of removing taste and odor from water by absorbing organic compounds.
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