What does carbon monoxide mean?

carbon monoxide meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1869, so named as it contains one carbon and one air atom (instead of skin tightening and, with two for the latter). A mature name because of it ended up being carbonic oxide gasoline.

carbon monoxide meaning in General Dictionary

an odorless extremely toxic gasoline which something of incomplete combustion of carbon

Sentence Examples with the word carbon monoxide

Hot concentrated sulphuric acid also decomposes allantoin, with production of ammonia, and carbon monoxide and dioxide.

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