Translation of carbon dioxide in Northern Sotho

carbon dioxide

khapontaoksaete

noun

Chemistry

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    khapontaoksaete
    ‘Plants use carbon dioxide to make their own food’ Dibjalo di diriša khapontaoksaete go itirela dijo
    ‘We breathe in air that is full of oxygen and we breathe out air that is full of carbon dioxide’ Re hemela moya wo o tletšego oksitšene ka gare gomme ra hemela wo o tletšego ka khapontaoksaete ka ntle
    • a colourless gas we breathe out, which is found in the air, used by plants during photosynthesis and used by us in fizzy drinks, fridges, fire extinguishers, etc.
    • gase ya go hloka mmala yeo re e hemelago ka ntle, yeo e hwetšwago moyeng, e dirišwa ke dibjalo mo nakong ya fotosintese gape le rena mo dinong tše di nago le gase, ditšidifatšing, ditimamollong, bj.bj.

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    khapontaoksaete
    ‘Carbon dioxide is used to extinguish fires’ Khapontaoksaete e šomišwa go tima mollo