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English

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

Etymology

From French nitrogène (coined by Lavoisier), corresponding to nitro- + -gen.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈnaɪtɹədʒən/

Hyphenation

ni·tro·gen

Noun

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Singular
nitrogen

Plural
-

nitrogen (-)
  1. A chemical element (symbol N) with an atomic number of 7 and atomic weight of 14.0067.
  2. Molecular nitrogen (N2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.

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For etymology and more information refer to: http://elements.vanderkrogt.net/elem/be.html (A lot of the translations were taken from that site with permission from the author)

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Catalan

Etymology

From French nitrogène

Noun

nitrogen m. (uncountable)

  1. nitrogen

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