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English definition of “carbon monoxide”

carbon monoxide

noun [U] uk   /ˌkɑː.bən.məˈnɒk.saɪd/ us    /ˌkɑːr.bən.məˈnɑː-/ (symbol CO)
B2 the poisonous gas formed by the burning of carbon, especially in the form of car fuelSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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