Synonyms for carbon monoxide

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Water gas is essentially a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen.

Where amounts of carbon monoxide in air from half a per cent.

He referred to the carbon monoxide that I knew issued from the top of all blast-furnaces.

Cases of poisoning by carbon monoxide are both frequent and dangerous.

The flames are caused by the burning of carbon monoxide from the oxidation of carbon.

The injurious products of this incomplete combustion are carbon monoxide and oil vapors, which are a menace to health.

It should be borne in mind that because of the presence of carbon monoxide, producer gas will always be more or less poisonous.

Carbon monoxide, CO, is found to some extent in volcanic gases.

Now, 'white damp,' or carbon monoxide, is a horse of a different color.

In the case of inhalation of cigarette smoke the danger is from carbon monoxide gas and not from nicotine.

WORD ORIGIN

1869, so called because it consists of one carbon and one oxygen atom (as opposed to carbon dioxide, which has two of the latter). An older name for it was carbonic oxide gas.