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1. nitrogen

noun. ['ˈnaɪtrədʒən'] 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.

Synonyms

  • element
  • air
  • chemical element
  • atomic number 7
  • N
  • liquid nitrogen
  • azote

Antonyms

  • leaded gasoline
  • unleaded gasoline
  • defend
  • software

Etymology

  • nitrogène (French)

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Example sentences of the word nitrogen


1. Noun, singular or mass
The bean plant produces nutrients for the bacteria, while the bacteria fix nitrogen for the beans.

2. Adjective
It doesn’t need nitrogen rich soil or earth that is heavily treated with organic matter.

2. nitrogen-bearing

adjective. of or relating to or containing nitrogen.

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