Definitions for "Carbon Dioxide (CO"
A gas consisting of one atom of carbon and two of oxygen. It is a product of oxidation of organic compounds. It is the principal metabolic product contained in the air we exhale.
A colourless, odourless non-poisonous gas, normally part of ambient air; a result of fossil fuel combustion.
a colorless, odorless, nonflammable gas formed during decomposition, combustion and respiration. CO is used in food refrigeration (dry ice), carbonated beverages, fire extinguishers and aerosol cans. Whenever something burns -- such as gasoline, wood or a candle -- CO is produced from the available oxygen combined with the carbon in the fuel.