What does the word nitrogen mean?

Usage examples for nitrogen

  1. You will say that is as it should be; and I am supposing that you think it ought to do so, because the nitrogen does not support combustion, and ought to put the candle out, since the candle will not burn in nitrogen. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  2. For instance, nitrogen in the form of ammonia is so essential to our crops that without it they could never come to maturity were all the other elements of plant food present in excess. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  3. For the growth of the young trees, a larger amount of nitrogen and a relatively smaller amount of phosphoric acid and potash are required, while for older trees, the reverse is true. – The Pecan and its Culture by H. Harold Hume

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