from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A compound with two oxygen atoms per molecule.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete, obsolete An oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in each molecule; binoxide.
- noun obsolete An oxide containing but one atom or equivalent of oxygen to two of a metal; a suboxide.
- noun See Carbonic acid, under
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- noun chemistry Any
oxidecontaining two oxygen atomsin each molecule.
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- noun an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule
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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.
Carbon dioxide is a harmless gas – when it exists in the correct proportions.
I urge you all to get one of those, and you will see how much carbon dioxide is in your area real quick.
As a matter of fact, carbon dioxide is portrayed as harmful!
Carbon dioxide is greenhouse gas, and if you put more of it in the atmosphere, then all else equal the Earth will get warmer.
The YeZ is a concept car designed to photosynthesize carbon dioxide from the air, much like a plant.
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").
And carbon dioxide is the predominant greenhouse gas.
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.