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ˈnaɪ trəsni·trous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. azotic, nitric, nitrousadjective

    of or containing nitrogen

    "nitric acid"

Wiktionary

  1. nitrousnoun

    Nitrous oxide.

  2. nitrousadjective

    of, relating to, or derived from nitrogen, especially in which the valence of the nitrogen is lower than that of a corresponding nitric species

  3. nitrousadjective

    of, or relating to nitrous acid or its derivatives

  4. nitrousadjective

    having a sharp odor like ammonia or nitric acid

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nitrousadjective

    of, pertaining to, or containing, niter; of the quality of niter, or resembling it

    Etymology: [L. nitrosus full of natron: cf. F. nitreux. See Niter.]

  2. Nitrousadjective

    of, pertaining to, or designating, any one of those compounds in which nitrogen has a relatively lower valence as contrasted with nitric compounds

    Etymology: [L. nitrosus full of natron: cf. F. nitreux. See Niter.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nitrous in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nitrous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of nitrous in a Sentence

  1. Sam Kass:

    In the United States we throw away around 40 % of what we produce ; and globally, 28 % of the land under cultivation grows food that ends up in landfills, not only are you wasting all of the energy and water -- and the emissions from nitrous oxide from fertilizers -- you then just dump that into a landfill, which produces methane in amounts that is just staggering.

  2. Lanie Friedman:

    This is impacting any company that uses nitrous oxide in food, so includes private label and competitive whipped topping too.

  3. Bo Elberling:

    It is clear to us that the level of nitrous oxide is very high in places where there are penguins -- and thereby guano -- and vice versa, lower in places where there is none.

Images & Illustrations of nitrous

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