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nitrogen

noun [U]  us   /ˈnɑɪ·trə·dʒən/
biology, chemistry a gas, one of the chemical elements, that has no color or taste, is a part of all living things, and forms about 78 percent of the earth’s atmosphere (= mixture of gases surrounding it)
Translations of “nitrogen”
in Arabic غاز النَتروجين…
in Korean 질소…
in Malaysian nitrogen…
in French azote…
in Turkish nitrojen…
in Italian azoto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氮(氣)…
in Russian азот…
in Polish azot…
in Vietnamese Ni tơ…
in Spanish nitrógeno…
in Portuguese nitrogênio…
in Thai ก๊าซไนโตรเจน…
in German der Stickstoff…
in Catalan nitrogen…
in Japanese 窒素…
in Indonesian nitrogen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 氮(气)…
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