[az-oht, ey-zoht, uh-zoht]
Origin of azote
1785–95; < French < Greek ázōtos ungirt, taken to mean lifeless
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Examples from the Web for azote
The gaseous oxide of azote is perfectly respirable when pure.The Royal Institution
Phosphorus enters into combination with oxygen, azote, hydrogen, and carbon.The Book of Curiosities
Philip after this adventure, made his appearance at Ashdod, or Azote.
Substances which contain no azote, from whatever class they are obtained, cannot serve for nutrition.
Azote and the Gaza road were the limit of the first Gospel preaching towards the south.
- an obsolete name for nitrogen
C18: from French, from Greek azōtos ungirded, intended for Greek azōos lifeless
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