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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Alternatively, a more fuel efficient carb fitted with your present engine may help.
▪ Some one has told me that a new carb would help, some one else reckons the distributor would be best changed.
▪ The single four-barrel Holley carb can gulp down a staggering 750 cubic feet of air every minute at full throttle.
▪ The YZ426F gains the titanium valve technology, a new carb and new brakes.
▪ This blocks up the jets and air passages in the carb leading to the engine stopping.
▪ You check the air cabin ventilation duct for birds nests, the oil the carb and the flaps and ailerons.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1942 as an abbreviation of carburetor; c.2000 as short for carbohydrate.


n. 1 (context informal usually in the plural English) (short for carbohydrate English) 2 (context informal English) (short for carburettor / carburetor English)


Carb may refer to:

  • Carbohydrate, a simple molecule
  • Carburetor, a device that blends air and fuel for an internal combustion engine
  • CARB, an acronym for the California Air Resources Board

Usage examples of "carb".

You just divide the dish up into however many portions the recipe says, and you can figure the carb counts on the recipes are accurate.

However, you will find that there is quite a range of carb counts because some manufacturers add more sugar than others.

These varieties of salad dressings are pretty reliably low-carb, but read the labels to find the brand with the lowest carb count.

I buy Nutribiotic brand, which has 1 gram of carbohydrates per tablespoon, but any unflavored rice protein powder with a similar carb count should work fine.

The liquid, available in some foreign countries, is carb-free, and while it will take a little more finesse to figure out quantities, it will allow me to slash the carb counts of all sorts of recipes still further.

The carb count will vary a little, but each serving will have close to 6 grams of carbohydrates and 2 grams of fiber, for a total of 4 grams of usable carbs and 26 grams of protein.

The carb count will vary a bit depending on what barbecue sauce you use, but should be in the neighborhood of 4 grams of carbohydrates and 1 gram of fiber, for a total of 3 grams of usable carbs and 27 grams of protein.

Obviously, the carb count on this will vary a little with what ingredients you use.

Because quite a lot of the carbs in artichokes are in the form of inulin, a very low-impact carb, this is even easier on your blood sugar than the carb count would suggest.

Your carb count will be a bit different depending on whether you use homemade sugar-free barbecue sauce or commercial low-carb sauce.

Still, both because of the possibility of more carb absorption than the labels let on and because of possible gastric distress, go easy, okay?

No grease is ever allowed to foul the gasoline, no sludge to find its way into the carb, no bolt to loosen on the driveshaft.

They were waiting for the return of Carb and the warriors who had accompanied him, when, the majority of them hoped, the council would sentence the stranger to death.

Presently it came into sight, rounding the shoulder of the cliff and filing on to the ledge--twenty warriors led by Carb and among them a girl, her wrists bound behind her back, a rawhide leash around her neck, the free end held by a brawny warrior.

He looked with favor upon the prize and listened attentively while Carb narrated the more important details of the expedition.