Definition of carbon monoxide in English:

carbon monoxide

Line breaks: car¦bon mon|ox¦ide

noun

[mass noun]
A colourless, odourless toxic flammable gas formed by incomplete combustion of carbon.
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  • Other trace gases include methane, nitrous oxide, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, and ozone.
  • Obvious examples are water, methane, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and sulphur dioxide.
  • It's only trees that sequester carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide from the polluted air.

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