co2 definition

  • noun:
    • the chemical formula for carbon dioxide, huge odorless gas (CO2) formed during respiration by the burning or decomposition of natural substances; it's consumed through the air by flowers in photosynthesis. The formula itself, pronounced out, is normally made use of rather than the name, specifically with regards to fire extinguishers by using this gas for fire suppression.
    • much odorless colorless gasoline formed during respiration and also by the decomposition of organic substances; consumed from environment by plants in photosynthesis

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