carbon dioxide Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “carbon dioxide” - Learner’s Dictionary

carbon dioxide

noun [U]     /ˌkɑːbəndaɪˈɒksaɪd/
B2 a gas that is produced when people and animals breathe out, or when carbon is burned (formula CO2)Specific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
Translations of “carbon dioxide”
in Korean 이산화탄소…
in Arabic ثاني أكسيد الكَربون…
in Portuguese dióxido de carbono…
in Catalan diòxid de carboni…
in Japanese 二酸化炭素…
in Italian diossido di carbonio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 二氧化碳…
in Russian углекислый газ…
in Turkish karbondioksit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 二氧化碳…
in Polish dwutlenek węgla…
(Definition of carbon dioxide from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

biodegrade

to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More