parts of speech: noun, often attributive
sentence or phrase from source: The most impactful changes for the climate turn out to be sulfer dioxide and nitrogen oxides.
definition: a nonmetallic chemical element that under standard conditions is a colorless, odorless, inert gas, that constitutes 78 percent of the Earth's atmosphere, and that is used especially in the industrial synthesis of ammonia, as a component of inert atmospheres, and in liquid form as a refrigerant
synonyms: There are none.
antonyms: There are none.
other forms of word: There are none.
my own sentence: You can use nitrogen to accelerate your cars velocity.
First known use: 1791
History and Etymology: French nitrogene, from nitre niter + -gene -gen