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nitrous oxide

noun as in laughing gas

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Other greenhouse gases like methane and nitrous oxide are 262 percent and 123 percent above pre-industrial levels, respectively.

The liquid can also release nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas.

Fertilizer can counter soil degradation, but it pollutes waterways and produces nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas.

Artificial fertilizers are energy-intensive to make and create nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas that’s 300 times more effective at trapping heat than carbon dioxide.

The amount of nitrous oxide released into the atmosphere is a function of practices such as fertilization.

Campbell is quoted saying “Nitrous oxide can explode on its own.”

Nitrous oxide, otherwise known as laughing gas, gives one an exhilarating feeling while operating as an anesthetic.

Tragic indeed are those whip-it rumors about Demi Moore, for the allure of nitrous oxide is hardly a mystery to me.

To him is to be credited the first operation ever performed without pain by the use of nitrous-oxide gas.

His eyes were fixed upon one of the Bunsen burners beneath which stood a retort labelled plainly enough, "Nitrous Oxide."

Provided an artificial-limb factory and special plants for the manufacture of splints and nitrous oxide gas.

The moment after I began to respire twenty quarts of unmingled nitrous oxide.

It was then and not until then that the nitrous-oxide plant began running at anything like its real capacity.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nitrous oxide, such as: anesthetic/anaesthetic, and n2o.

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