nitrogenize

[nahy-troj-uh-nahyz, nahy-truh-juh-]

verb (used with object), ni·trog·en·ized, ni·trog·en·iz·ing.

to combine with nitrogen or add nitrogenous material to.

Nearby words

  1. nitrogen partition,
  2. nitrogen peroxide,
  3. nitrogen tetroxide,
  4. nitrogen-fixing,
  5. nitrogenase,
  6. nitrogenous,
  7. nitrogenous wastes,
  8. nitroglycerin,
  9. nitroglycerine,
  10. nitrohydrochloric acid

Also especially British, ni·trog·en·ise.

Origin of nitrogenize

First recorded in 1895–1900; nitrogen + -ize

Related formsni·trog·en·i·za·tion, ni·tro·ge·na·tion, nounnon·ni·tro·gen·ized, adjectiveun·ni·trog·en·ized, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for nitrogenation

nitrogenize

nitrogenise

verb

to combine or treat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound
Derived Formsnitrogenization or nitrogenisation, noun

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