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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 fuel
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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