nitrogen dioxide

noun
Updated on: 5 Jan 2018

Definition of nitrogen dioxide

: a toxic reddish brown gas NO2 that is a strong oxidizing agent, is produced by combustion (as of fossil fuels), and is an atmospheric pollutant (as in smog)

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First Known Use of nitrogen dioxide

1869


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nitrogen dioxide

noun

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: a poisonous strongly oxidizing reddish brown gas NO2

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