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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Nitrogen  \Ni`tro*gen\,  n.  [L.  nitrum  natron  +  -gen:  cf  F. 
  nitrog[`e]ne.  See  {Niter}.]  (Chem.) 
  A  colorless  nonmetallic  element,  tasteless  and  odorless, 
  comprising  four  fifths  of  the  atmosphere  by  volume.  It  is 
  chemically  very  inert  in  the  free  state,  and  as  such  is 
  incapable  of  supporting  life  (hence  the  name  {azote}  still 
  used  by  French  chemists);  but  it  forms  many  important 
  compounds,  as  ammonia,  nitric  acid,  the  cyanides,  etc  and  is 
  a  constituent  of  all  organized  living  tissues,  animal  or 
  vegetable.  Symbol  N.  Atomic  weight  14.  It  was  formerly 
  regarded  as  a  permanent  noncondensible  gas,  but  was  liquefied 
  in  1877  by  Cailletet  of  Paris,  and  Pictet  of  Geneva. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Azote  \A*zo"te\,  n.  [Sp.] 
  A  switch  or  whip.  [Sp.  Amer.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Azote  \Az"ote\  (?;  277),  n.  [F.  azote,  fr  Gr  'a  priv.  +  ? 
  life;  --  so  named  by  Lavoisier  because  it  is  incapable  of 
  supporting  life.] 
  Same  as  {Nitrogen}.  [R.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  azote 
  n  :  an  obsolete  name  for  nitrogen 




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