Translation of "carbon dioxide" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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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 二氧化碳排放物

More examples

  • 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.

(Translation of “carbon dioxide” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)