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nitrogen oxide

noun

Definition of NITROGEN OXIDE

:  any of several oxides of nitrogen most of which are produced in combustion and are considered to be atmospheric pollutants: as
a :  nitric oxide
b :  nitrogen dioxide
c :  nitrous oxide
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First Known Use of NITROGEN OXIDE

1869

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