Origin of dry icefrom Dry Ice, former trademark
carbon dioxide solidified and compressed into snowlike cakes that vaporize at ?78.5°C without passing through a liquid state: used as a refrigerant
Solid carbon dioxide that sublimates at −78.5°C (−110°F) and is used primarily as a coolant.
Origin of dry iceOriginally a trademark
Solid carbon dioxide. Dry ice evaporates without first passing through a liquid state by sublimation except under moderate pressure (more than 73 atmospheres). It is used for refrigeration and for creating artificial smoke or fog effects.
A genericised trademark of Prest Air Devices