Definition of carbon capture and storage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


carbon capture and storage

BrE BrE//ˌkɑːbən ˌkæptʃər ən ˈstɔːrɪdʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːrbən ˌkæptʃər ən ˈstɔːrɪdʒ//
(also carbon capture and sequestration
BrE BrE//ˌkɑːbən ˌkæptʃər ən ˌsiːkwəˈstreɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːrbən ˌkæptʃər ən ˌsiːkwəˈstreɪʃn//
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the process of collecting carbon dioxide produced by burning coal, oil, etc. and other industrial processes, and storing it so that it does not affect the atmosphere see also carbon sequestration