dry ice

dry ice
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solid CARBON DIOXIDE that is used for keeping things cold and for producing white smoke in plays and at concerts

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  • dry ice — sausasis ledas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. dry ice vok. Trockeneis, n rus. сухой лёд, m pranc. glace sèche, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • Dry-ice blasting — used to clean a rubber mold Dry ice blasting is a form of abrasive blasting, where dry ice, the solid form of carbon dioxide, is accelerated in a pressurized air stream and directed at a surface in order to clean it. The method is similar to… …   Wikipedia

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