carbonic acid gas

noun

Examples of carbonic acid gas in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The primitive atmosphere of the earth was greatly richer in carbonic acid gas [carbon dioxide] than the present, and therefore unfit for the respiration of the warm-blooded animals. Daniel C. Schlenoff, Scientific American, 1 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1796, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of carbonic acid gas was in 1796

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“Carbonic acid gas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbonic%20acid%20gas. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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carbonic acid gas

noun
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