carbonic acid gas


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carbonic acid gas

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Noun1.carbonic acid gas - a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis
blackdamp, chokedamp - the atmosphere in a mine following an explosion; high in carbon dioxide and incapable of supporting life
dioxide - an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule
greenhouse emission, greenhouse gas - a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation
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Bubbles of carbonic acid gas will rise to the surface and burst, and make rings two or three feet wide.
To make the analogy still more complete, the product of respiration and of charcoal combustion in an ordinary fire-place is the same--namely, carbonic acid gas, or that sort of gas that is locked up in champagne, ginger beer and soda vater.
Typographic and geological factors, water flow saturated with Carbonic Acid Gas and Calcium carbonate deposits play an important role in karst speleothems such as stalactites and stalagmites, Hisham Moussa, a geographical researcher said.