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carbon dioxide en inglés británico

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carbon dioxidenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌkɑː.bən daɪˈɒk.saɪd/ us /ˌkɑːr.bən daɪˈɑːk.saɪd/ symbol CO2

B2 the gas formed when carbon is burned, or when people or animals breathe out:

carbon dioxide emissions

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  • Plants absorb carbon dioxide during photosynthesis.
  • A molecule of carbon dioxide (CO2) has one carbon atom and two oxygen atoms.
  • Microbes decompose organic waste into a mixture of methane and carbon dioxide.
  • The increased use of natural gas will help reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
  • There has been a sudden and worrying rise in the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

(Definición de carbon dioxide del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

carbon dioxide en inglés americano

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carbon dioxidenoun [ U ]

/ˈkɑr·bən dɑɪˈɑk·sɑɪd/

biology the gas produced when animal or vegetable matter is burned, or when animals breathe out

(Definición de carbon dioxide del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

carbon dioxide en inglés de negocios

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carbon dioxidenoun [ U ]

uk us also carbon, abbreviation CO2

ENVIRONMENT the gas formed when carbon is burned, or when people or animals breathe out. Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas:

The UK plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 60% by 2050.
Hotter days could be ahead as the carbon dioxide levels in Earth's atmosphere continue to rise.
emit/release carbon dioxide Human energy consumption releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
absorb/capture carbon dioxide

(Definición de carbon dioxide del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)