nitrogen-fixing

adjective
ni·​tro·​gen-fix·​ing | \ ˈnī-trə-jən-ˈfik-siŋ How to pronounce nitrogen-fixing (audio) \

Definition of nitrogen-fixing

: capable of nitrogen fixation nitrogen-fixing bacteria

First Known Use of nitrogen-fixing

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nitrogen-fixing was in 1890

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“Nitrogen-fixing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitrogen-fixing. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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nitrogen-fixing

adjective

Medical Definition of nitrogen-fixing

: capable of nitrogen fixation nitrogen-fixing bacteria

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