Definition of Nitrogen oxide

1. Noun. Any of several oxides of nitrogen formed by the action of nitric acid on oxidizable materials; present in car exhausts.

Generic synonyms: Pollutant, Oxide

Definition of Nitrogen oxide

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any oxide of nitrogen. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitrogen Oxide

nitrogen cycle
nitrogen dioxide
nitrogen distribution
nitrogen equivalent
nitrogen fixation
nitrogen fixer
nitrogen group
nitrogen inversion
nitrogen isotopes
nitrogen lag
nitrogen monoxide
nitrogen mustard
nitrogen mustard compounds
nitrogen mustards
nitrogen narcosis
nitrogen oxide (current term)
nitrogen oxides
nitrogen partition
nitrogen pentoxide
nitrogen radioisotopes
nitrogen tetroxide
nitrogen tribromide
nitrogen trichloride
nitrogen trifluoride
nitrogen triiodide
nitrogenase complex
nitrogenase reductase

Literary usage of Nitrogen oxide

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1. Annual Energy Outlook 2001: With Projections to 2020 edited by Mary J. Hotzler (2001)
"A Significant Drop in nitrogen oxide Emissions Is Expected in 2000 Figure 129. Projected nitrogen oxide emissions from electricity generation, ..."

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