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carbon monoxide

noun [U]
 
 
ENVIRONMENT a poisonous gas formed when carbon is not burned completely, produced by vehicles and by heating equipment that is not working properly: carbon monoxide poisoning/buildup/exposure
→  Compare carbon dioxide
Translations of “carbon monoxide”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一氧化碳(尤指汽車廢氣)…
in Russian угарный газ…
in Turkish karbonmonoksit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一氧化碳(尤指汽车尾气)…
in Polish tlenek węgla…
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