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Definition:
A gaseous compound of one carbon atom and two oxygen atoms, CO2. It
is colorless, odorless, incombustible, and is soluble in water. Its
dissolution in seawater is important to understanding the global carbon
cycle.  


Reference:
Adapted from: Webster's College Dictionary. 1991. Random House.