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carbonic acid gas

Syllabification: car·bon·ic ac·id gas

Definition of carbonic acid gas in English:

noun

Archaic term for carbon dioxide.
Example sentences
  • Uranium remains in the water in the form of salts solution, and pure carbonic acid gas flies away.
  • Dr. Prout's experiments were confined to the proportion of carbonic acid gas in the expired air.
  • Added to solutions of these substances it was absorbed, and carbonic acid gas was disengaged by an acid.

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