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nitrogen fixation


nitrogen fixation

noun

Definition of NITROGEN FIXATION

1
:  the industrial conversion of free nitrogen into combined forms useful especially as starting materials for fertilizers or explosives
2
:  the metabolic assimilation of atmospheric nitrogen by soil microorganisms and especially rhizobia and its release for plant use by nitrification in the soil on the death of the microorganisms
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