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mon·ox·ide

 (mə-nŏk′sīd′)
n.
An oxide with each molecule containing one oxygen atom.

monoxide

(mɒˈnɒksaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an oxide that contains one oxygen atom per molecule: carbon monoxide.

mon•ox•ide

(mɒnˈɒk saɪd, məˈnɒk-)

n.
an oxide containing one oxygen atom in each molecule.
[1865–70]

mon·ox·ide

(mə-nŏk′sīd′)
A compound consisting of two elements, one of which is a single oxygen atom. Carbon monoxide, for example, contains a carbon atom bound to a single oxygen atom.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monoxide - an oxide containing just one atom of oxygen in the molecule
carbon monoxide, carbon monoxide gas, CO - an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
oxide - any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
Translations

monoxide

[mɒˈnɒksaɪd] N (Chem) → monóxido m

monoxide

nMonoxid nt

monoxide

[mɒˈnɒksaɪd] nmonossido
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Albertans are encouraged to install and test their carbon monoxide alarms during Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week (Nov.
19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With temperatures dropping and furnaces clicking on, Consumers Energy and the State of Michigan are urging residents to protect themselves against carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, also known as the Silent Killer because the toxic gas is odorless, tasteless and colorless.
A state law requiring carbon monoxide detectors in homes has saved many lives, but there are still thousands of calls every year to fire departments from homes where the silent killer -- an odorless, colorless and tasteless gas -- is detected.
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AUUM"T monoxide poisoning should never be underestimated, as Stacey Rodgers knows from personal experience, as it caused the death of her 10-year-old son, Dominic, in 2004.
Stacey Rodgers lost her son Dominic to carbon monoxide poisoning and is now helping to launch the new safety campaign.
It has always astonished me that it isn't mandatory in England and Wales to fit a carbon monoxide alarm in any house with a stove, boiler or open fire.
The Carbon Moxide Awareness charity has noticed a sharp increase in the amount of carbon monoxide incidents it is seeing this year.
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A MUM whose daughter died from carbon monoxide poisoning claims it is "shambolic" that politicians have not made household detectors of the silent killer compulsory in Wales.