carbon monoxide gas


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Noun1.carbon monoxide gas - an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carboncarbon monoxide gas - an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
monoxide - an oxide containing just one atom of oxygen in the molecule
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Carbon monoxide gas (CO) is entirely odorless; therefore, it is unlikely that the burning smell from your furnace indicates that kind of problem.
Rescue efforts were hampered by a fire spreading poisonous carbon monoxide gas inside the mine.
One was quickly saved, but poisonous carbon monoxide gas hampered rescue efforts.
Rescue efforts are halted as the fire has spread poisonous carbon monoxide gas in the mine making it highly unlikely that the remaining miners will come out alive.
The TDLS8100 is targeted at applications in the oil, petrochemical, power, iron and steel, and other industries that require the ability to directly measure oxygen or carbon monoxide gas concentration at high speeds, said a company statement.
However, the organs of deceased persons were dispatched to forensic laboratory of Lahore for chemical examination from where the Police Wednesday received the final report revealing the fact that accumulation of carbon monoxide gas in the room which released from operational generator had become the death cause of the deceased persons.
The Federal Trade Commission has approved an application from industrial gas suppliers Praxair and Linde to divest a hydrogen gas and carbon monoxide gas plant to Celanese Ltd.
Meanwhile, during an inspection of another food business on the street, it was discovered that poorly designed and maintained equipment was causing the release of dangerous levels of carbon monoxide gas.
Drivers who forget to turn off the engine and let the vehicles run in enclosed garages could suffer lethally from the accumulation of carbon monoxide gas in their homes without ever noticing it.
Dr Dominic Jenkins, Senior Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Deputy Chair for Clinical Affairs at HMC, warned residents of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and the particular danger of burning wood and charcoal indoors."When charcoal burns, it releases carbon monoxide gas. This has no taste or smell but it can be lethal as it displaces oxygen in the blood and deprives the heart, brain and other organs of oxygen.