Definition of Liquid nitrogen

1. Noun. Nitrogen in a liquid state.

Generic synonyms: Atomic Number 7, N, Nitrogen, Cryogen



Definition of Liquid nitrogen

1. Noun. Nitrogen that has been cooled to the liquid state; used in cryogenics. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liquid Nitrogen

liquid helium
liquid human serum
liquid hydrocarbon
liquid laugh
liquid laughs
liquid lunch
liquid lunches
liquid measure
liquid metal
liquid metal reactor
liquid mirror
liquid mirror telescope
liquid mirror telescopes
liquid mirrors
liquid natural gas
liquid nitrogen (current term)
liquid oxygen
liquid paraffin
liquid petroleum
liquid phase
liquid pitch
liquid rocket
liquid rockets
liquid scintillation
liquid scintillation counter
liquid scintillation counters
liquid smoke
liquid soap
liquid unit
liquidambar

Literary usage of Liquid nitrogen

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1. American Druggist (1884)
"The liquid nitrogen, amounting to from three to four cubic centimeters in volume, preserved this condition for a considerable time, slowly evaporating, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"He then tried the direct combination of nitric oxide with liquid nitrogen peroxide. A dark blue liquid is produced, and the first portions of gas boiling ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1906)
"liquid nitrogen—Properties.—H. Erdmann describes liquid nitrogen as a very mobile colorless liquid, differing markedly in its physical properties from ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1906)
"Thus, the temperature produced by the evaporation of liquid nitrogen is lower ... The miscibility of liquid nitrogen with liquid ozone is very striking. ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The adsorbent-adsorbate system was kept at liquid nitrogen temperatures for about 10 hr and then (12) Performed with the active collaboration of Assa ..."

6. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1906)
"Properties of liquid nitrogen.—H. Erdmann.— liquid nitrogen is a very mobile clear colourless liquid. differing markedly in its physical properties from ..."

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