noncarb

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ carb

Adjective[edit]

noncarb (not comparable)

  1. (informal) noncarbonated
    • 2007 May 25, Andrew Ross Sorkin, “Coca-Cola Is Said to Buy Vitaminwater”, in New York Times[1]:
      “It would fill a major gap in it’s[sic] noncarb portfolio,” Mr. Pecoriello said last week in a note to investors.
  2. (informal) noncarbohydrate
    • 2004, Jennifer Basye Sander, The Martini Diet: The Self-Indulgent Way to a Thinner, More Fabulous You! (page 116)
      Even in my most stringent noncarb dieting phase I was weakened and powerless in their presence.

Noun[edit]

noncarb (plural noncarbs)

  1. (informal) A noncarbonated drink.
    • 2009 April 21, Michael J. De La Merced, “Pepsi Offers to Buy All Shares of 2 Main Bottlers”, in New York Times[2]:
      “In the more mature market of today, there is a need to be more nimble given the increasing role of noncarbs, retailer consolidation and the changing competitive landscape,” Indra K. Nooyi, PepsiCo’s chief executive, said in a call with investors.