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Vocabulary Term Details

Activated carbon

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Activated_carbon)

Activated carbon, also called activated charcoal, activated coal, or carbo activatus, is a form of carbon processed to be riddled with small, low-volume pores that increase the surface area available for adsorption or chemical reactions. (Wikipedia)

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Activated charcoal

Approved Date
23-Oct-2012

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