nitrogen
Pronunciation
  • (America) enPR: nī′trəjən, IPA: /ˈnaɪ.tɹə.dʒən/, [ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən]
Noun

nitrogen

  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.
  2. (uncountable) Molecular nitrogen (N2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
  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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