[ nahy-troj-uh-nahyz, nahy-truh-juh- ]
/ naɪˈtrɒdʒ əˌnaɪz, ˈnaɪ trə dʒə- /

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

to combine with nitrogen or add nitrogenous material to.


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

Origin of nitrogenize

First recorded in 1895–1900; nitrogen + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM nitrogenize

ni·trog·en·i·za·tion, ni·tro·ge·na·tion, nounnon·ni·tro·gen·ized, adjectiveun·ni·trog·en·ized, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for nitrogenation



/ (naɪˈtrɒdʒɪˌnaɪz) /


to combine or treat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound

Derived forms of nitrogenize

nitrogenization or nitrogenisation, noun
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