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ni·tro·gen

 (nī′trə-jən)
n. Symbol N
A nonmetallic element that constitutes nearly four-fifths of the air by volume, occurring as a colorless, odorless, almost inert diatomic gas, N2, in various minerals and in all proteins and used in a wide variety of applications, including manufacture of ammonia, nitric acid, TNT, and fertilizers, and as a cryogen. Atomic number 7; atomic weight 14.0067; melting point -210.00°C; boiling point -195.80°C; valence 2, 3, 4, 5. See Periodic Table.

[French nitrogène : nitro-, nitric acid (from New Latin; see nitro-) + -gène, -gen.]

nitrogen

(ˈnaɪtrədʒən)
n
(Elements & Compounds)
a. a colourless odourless relatively unreactive gaseous element that forms 78 per cent (by volume) of the air, occurs in many compounds, and is an essential constituent of proteins and nucleic acids: used in the manufacture of ammonia and other chemicals and as a refrigerant. Symbol: N; atomic no: 7; atomic wt: 14.00674; valency: 3 or 5; density: kg/m3; melting pt: –210.00°C; boiling pt: –195.8°C
b. (as modifier): nitrogen cycle.

ni•tro•gen

(ˈnaɪ trə dʒən)

n.
a colorless, odorless, gaseous element that constitutes about four-fifths of the volume of the atmosphere and is present in combined form in animal and vegetable tissues, esp. in proteins. Symbol: N; at. wt.: 14.0067; at. no.: 7; density: 1.2506 g/l at 0°C and 760 mm pressure.
[< French nitrogène (1790); see nitro-, -gen; so named from its presence in nitric acid]

ni·tro·gen

(nī′trə-jən)
Symbol N A nonmetallic element that makes up about 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume, occurring as a colorless, odorless gas. It is a component of all proteins, making it essential for life, and it is also found in various minerals. Nitrogen is used to make ammonia, nitric acid, TNT, and fertilizers. Atomic number 7. See Periodic Table. See Note at oxygen.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nitrogen - a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gasnitrogen - a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
chemical element, element - any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
azote - an obsolete name for nitrogen
air - a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of; "air pollution"; "a smell of chemicals in the air"; "open a window and let in some air"; "I need some fresh air"
gas - a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely
liquid nitrogen - nitrogen in a liquid state
Translations
stikstof
غاز النيتروجيننيتروجيننَيترُوجِيـنٌ
азот
nitrogen
dusík
nitrogenkvælstof
azotonitrogeno
lämmastik
نیتروژن
typpi
नाइट्रोजन
dušik
nitrogén
nitrogeno
nítur, köfnunarefni
窒素
질소
nitrogenium
azotasazoto trąšanitratas
slāpeklis
നൈട്രജന്‍
azot
dusík
dušik
азот
kväve
nitrojeni
ไนโตรเจน
азот
nitơ

nitrogen

[ˈnaɪtrədʒən]
A. Nnitrógeno m
B. CPD nitrogen cycle Nciclo m del nitrógeno
nitrogen dioxide Ndióxido m de nitrógeno
nitrogen oxide Nóxido m de nitrógeno

nitrogen

[ˈnaɪtrədʒən] nazote m

nitrogen

nStickstoff m

nitrogen

in cpdsStickstoff-; nitrogen compoundStickstoffverbindung f

nitrogen

[ˈnaɪtrədʒən] nazoto
nitrogen cycle → ciclo dell'azoto

nitrogen

(ˈnaitrədʒən) noun
an element, a type of gas making up nearly four-fifths of the air we breathe.
ˈnitrate noun
any of several substances containing nitrogen often used as soil fertilizers.

nitrogen

نَيترُوجِيـنٌ dusík nitrogen Stickstoff άζωτο nitrógeno typpi azote dušik azoto 窒素 질소 stikstof nitrogen azot nitrogénio, nitrogênio азот kväve ไนโตรเจน nitrojen Nitơ

ni·tro·gen

n. nitrógeno;
authentic, legitimate ______ auténtico, legítimo;
blood urea ___concentración plasmática de urea;
illegitimate ______ ilegítimo;
___ monoxid___ monóxido de ___;
residual ______ residual.

nitrogen

n nitrógeno; — dioxide dióxido de nitrógeno
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