carbon dioxide solidified and compressed into snowlike cakes that vaporize at ?78.5°C without passing through a liquid state: used as a refrigerant
Origin of dry ice; from Dry Ice, former trademark
Solid carbon dioxide that sublimates at −78.5°C (−110°F) and is used primarily as a coolant.
Origin of dry iceOriginally a trademark.
A genericised trademark of Prest Air Devices