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English definition of “carbon monoxide”

carbon monoxide

noun [U]     /ˌkɑːbənməˈnɒksaɪd/
B2 a poisonous gas that is produced by burning some types of fuel, especially petrol (= fuel for cars) (formula CO)Specific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemicalEnvironmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
(Definition of carbon monoxide noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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