What does CO2 mean in Chemistry?

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Carbon Dioxide

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What does CO2 mean?

carbon dioxide, CO2, carbonic acid gas(noun)
a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis

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