from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A compound with two oxygen atoms per molecule.
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- n. Any oxide containing two oxygen atoms in each molecule.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in each molecule; binoxide.
- n. An oxide containing but one atom or equivalent of oxygen to two of a metal; a suboxide.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule
Any further increases of CO2 in the atmosphere will have minimal, if not negligible, effects on the temperature (see "Carbon dioxide is already absorbing almost all it can").
The YeZ is a concept car designed to photosynthesize carbon dioxide from the air, much like a plant.
And carbon dioxide is the predominant greenhouse gas.
Carbon dioxide is greenhouse gas, and if you put more of it in the atmosphere, then all else equal the Earth will get warmer.
Carbon dioxide is a harmless gas – when it exists in the correct proportions.
As a matter of fact, carbon dioxide is portrayed as harmful!
Yes, carbon dioxide is such a wonderful thing to have in our atmosphere, that we humans have to BREATH IT OUT because it is poisonous.
I urge you all to get one of those, and you will see how much carbon dioxide is in your area real quick.
Carbon dioxide (CO2): Carbon dioxide is probably the best-known greenhouse gas.
While the data doesn't itself disprove that carbon dioxide is acting to warm the planet, it does demonstrate clearly that more powerful factors are now cooling it.
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