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Solid carbon dioxide that sublimates at -78.5°C (-110°F) and is used primarily as a coolant.
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(Elements & Compounds) solid carbon dioxide, which sublimes at –78.5°C: used as a refrigerant, and to create billows of smoke in stage shows. Also called: carbon dioxide snow
the solid form of carbon dioxide, which sublimes at −109.26°F (−78.48°C) and is used chiefly as a refrigerant.
Solid carbon dioxide. Dry ice evaporates without first passing through a liquid state, by a process known as sublimation. It is used for refrigeration. See Note at sublimation.