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Chemical element
N
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EtymologyEdit

From French nitrogène (coined by Jean-Antoine Chaptal), corresponding to nitro- +‎ -gen. See niter.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) enPR: nī′trəjən, IPA(key): /ˈnaɪ.tɹə.dʒən/, [ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ni‧tro‧gen

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nitrogen (countable and uncountable, plural nitrogens)

  1. (uncountable) The chemical element (symbol N) with an atomic number of 7 and atomic weight of 14.0067. It is a colorless and odorless gas.
    • 2006, Michael Pollan, The Omnivore's Dilemma, The Penguin Press, →ISBN, page 42:
      All life depends on nitrogen; it is the building block from which nature assembles amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids; the genetic information that orders and perpetuates life is written in nitrogen ink.
  2. (uncountable) Molecular nitrogen (N2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
    • 1997, A. J. Taylor; D. S. Mothram, editors, Flavour Science: Recent Developments[1], Elsevier, →ISBN, page 63:
      Volatiles of kecap manis and its raw materials were extracted using Likens-Nickerson apparatus with diethyl ether as the extraction solvent. The extracts were then dried with anhydrous sodium sulfate, concentrated using a rotary evaporator followed by flushing using nitrogen until the volume was about 0.5 ml.
  3. (countable) A specific nitrogen within a chemical formula, or a specific isotope of nitrogen
    The two nitrogens are located next to one another on the ring.

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Chemical element
N
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EtymologyEdit

From French nitrogène.

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NounEdit

nitrogen m (uncountable)

  1. nitrogen
    Synonym: azot

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NounEdit

nitrogen ?

  1. nitrogen
    Synonym: kvælstof

MalayEdit

 
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Chemical element
N
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EtymologyEdit

From English nitrogen, from French nitrogène.

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nitrogen (Jawi spelling نيتروݢن)

  1. nitrogen (chemical element)
    Synonym: zat lemas / ذات لمس

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NounEdit

nitrogen n (definite singular nitrogenet) (uncountable)

  1. nitrogen (chemical element; symbol N).

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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nitrogen n (definite singular nitrogenet) (uncountable)

  1. nitrogen (chemical element; symbol N).

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RomanianEdit

 
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Chemical element
N
Previous: carbon (C)
Next: oxigen (O)

EtymologyEdit

From French nitrogène.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌnitroˈd͡ʒen/
  • Hyphenation: ni‧tro‧gen

NounEdit

nitrogen n (uncountable)

  1. nitrogen (chemical element)

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WelshEdit

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Borrowed from English nitrogen.

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nitrogen m (uncountable)

  1. nitrogen
    Synonym: blorai (obsolete)

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  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “nitrogen”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies