dry ice

dry ice: see carbon dioxide.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on dry ice from Fact Monster:

  • carbon dioxide - carbon dioxide carbon dioxide, chemical compound, CO2, a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is ...
  • sublimation, in chemistry - sublimation sublimation , change of a solid substance directly to a vapor without first passing ...
  • rainmaking - rainmaking rainmaking, production of rain by artificial means now generally disregarded, though it ...
  • Irving Langmuir - Langmuir, Irving Langmuir, Irving , 1881–1957, American chemist, b. Brooklyn, N.Y. Associated ...
  • gas - gas gas, in physics, one of the three commonly recognized states of matter, the other two being ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Compounds and Elements