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carbon dioxide a gas without color or odor that is made up of carbon and oxygen. Carbon dioxide is in the air and is used in soft drinks. Frozen carbon dioxide is called dry ice.
carbon monoxide a poisonous gas with no color or smell. Carbon monoxide forms when a material made of carbon, like gasoline, is not fully burned because of too little air.
carburetor the part of an engine that makes a mixture of air and gasoline that is burned by the engine when it runs.
carcass the body of a dead animal.
card1 a small piece of cardboard, plastic, or thick paper printed with information about a person. A card is used to identify the person whose name is on it. [4 definitions]
cardboard a stiff material made of layers of paper and used to make things like boxes and signs.
cardinal an official of the Roman Catholic Church who is chosen by the pope and is second in rank to him. [3 definitions]
cardinal number any number used to indicate how many. One, three, and fifteen are cardinal numbers.
care serious attention. [8 definitions]
career the work a person chooses to do through life.
carefree having nothing to worry about; free of cares or serious thoughts; cheerful.
careful taking care in one's actions; cautious. [2 definitions]
carefully in a careful or cautious manner; with care.
caregiver a person who lives with and is responsible for the care of a child. A caregiver can be a family member, like a parent, aunt, uncle, stepparent, or grandparent, or it can be another person. [2 definitions]
careless not paying close attention; not careful or watchful. [2 definitions]
caress a soft or gentle touch that shows love or affection. [2 definitions]
caret a mark (^). It is used to show where an insertion is to be made in a text.
caretaker a person who takes care of a building or other property. [2 definitions]
carfare the money that is paid for a ride in a taxi, bus, or subway.
cargo the goods carried by a ship, airplane, or other vehicle; freight.
Caribbean a sea that is an extension of the Atlantic Ocean bordered by the West Indies and Central and South America. [3 definitions]