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nitrogennoun [U]

 us   /ˈnɑɪ·trə·dʒən/
biology, chemistry a ​gas, one of the ​chemicalelements, 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 ​gasessurrounding it)
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in Korean 질소…
in Arabic غاز النَتروجين…
in Malaysian nitrogen…
in French azote…
in Russian азот…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氮(氣)…
in Italian azoto…
in Turkish nitrojen…
in Polish azot…
in Spanish nitrógeno…
in Vietnamese Ni tơ…
in Portuguese nitrogênio…
in Thai ก๊าซไนโตรเจน…
in German der Stickstoff…
in Catalan nitrogen…
in Japanese 窒素…
in Chinese (Simplified) 氮(气)…
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