Definition of nitrogen monoxide in English:

nitrogen monoxide

Syllabification: ni·tro·gen mon·ox·ide

noun

  • another term for nitric oxide.
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    • He said burning insulated copper cable, plastics and tyres released into the air poisonous gasses like nitrogen dioxide, nitrogen monoxide and sulphur dioxide.
    • The airliner descends on Tehran through a noxious haze of carbon and nitrogen monoxide, ozone, and sulfur.
    • He said there would be 42 per cent less nitrogen monoxide, 40 per cent less sulphur dioxide and 26 percent less carbon dioxide.

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