phlogisticated air

noun

Definition of phlogisticated air

1 archaic : air exhausted of oxygen by burning a combustible (as charcoal or phosphorus) in it and therefore composed chiefly of nitrogen
2 archaic : hydrogen regarded as inflammable air

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“Phlogisticated air.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phlogisticated%20air. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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