Carbon dioxide snow



noun
solid carbon dioxide, used as a refrigerant
Historical Examples

As cold as a cake of carbon dioxide snow, he said, “Can you prove this, Mr. Cornell?”
Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith

Encouraging results have also been obtained by the application of carbon dioxide snow.
Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

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