Definition of 'carbon monoxide'
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Carbon monoxide is produced when fossil fuels burn without a good air supply. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were rushed to hospital, where blood tests confirmed we had carbon monoxide poisoning. The Sun (2016)By law, you must do an annual gas safety check and fit smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)AN expat couple died of carbon monoxide fumes from a faulty boiler. The Sun (2016)THREE makes of carbon monoxide detector have been withdrawn from sale on Amazon and eBay after failing a series of safety tests. The Sun (2016)This burns the waste to ash and releases highly flammable carbon monoxide and hydrogen gases. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Smoking affects the heart by the action of nicotine and carbon monoxide. Coping with Angina (1990)Detectives were examining whether the deaths might be linked to carbon monoxide poisoning. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We saw doctors and a hospital report showed we'd all been affected by carbon monoxide. The Sun (2014)Carbon monoxide poisoning was diagnosed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But problems ovens and boilers can lead to a up of carbon monoxide that can headaches, nausea, dizziness and tiredness. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'carbon monoxide'
British English: carbon monoxide NOUN
Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that is produced by engines that use petrol.
The limit for carbon monoxide is 4.5 per cent of the exhaust gas.
Definition of carbon monoxide from the Collins English Dictionary
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