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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carbon dioxide, CO2, carbonic acid gas(noun)

    a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis

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  1. CO2(n.)

    the chemical formula for carbon dioxide, a heavy odorless gas (CO2) formed during respiration and by the combustion or decomposition of organic substances; it is absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis. The formula itself, pronounced out, is often used instead of the full name, especially with reference to fire extinguishers using this gas for fire suppression; as, a CO2 extinguisher.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles:

    It’s the CO2 stuff that’s wagging the dog more than anything else.

  2. Mitch Bainwol:

    There is a direct link between reducing crashes and reducing CO2 emissions.

  3. German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel:

    Volkswagen has flagged the CO2 issue itself, that shows the company is serious about transparency.

  4. Nobuo Tanaka:

    Japan cannot excuse itself in Paris COP21 by saying 'sorry we don't have nuclear power so we can't reduce CO2 emissions'.

  5. Jeff Swartz:

    I think we are going to see a multitude of approaches to CO2 pricing. Some of this will happen at this process and some will happen outside.


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