Sentence Examples


  • The nitrogen is absorbed by the plant in some form of combination from the soil.
  • The nitrogen of the atmosphere is not called into requisition, except by a few plants and under special conditions, as will be explained later.
  • Indicates that if 28 grammes of nitrogen could be made to unite directly with 16 grammes of oxygen to form nitrous oxide, the union would cause the absorption of 18500 calories.
  • Nitrogen peroxide.
  • Up to very recently the original absorption and subsequent treatment of the carbon dioxide and the compounds of nitrogen has been called by the same term.