atmospheric nitrogen

атмосферный азот (W2 + редкие газы)

English-Russian aviation meteorology dictionary. 2013.

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  • Nitrogen fixation — is the natural process, either biological or abiotic, by which nitrogen (N2) in the atmosphere is converted into ammonia (NH3).[1] This process is essential for life because fixed nitrogen is required to biosynthesize the basic building blocks of …   Wikipedia

  • nitrogen fixation — n 1) the industrial conversion of free nitrogen into combined forms useful esp. as starting materials for fertilizers or explosives 2) the metabolic assimilation of atmospheric nitrogen by soil microorganisms and esp. rhizobia and its release for …   Medical dictionary

  • nitrogen fixation — n. 1. the conversion of atmospheric nitrogen into nitrogenous compounds by bacteria (nitrogen fixers) found in the root nodules of legumes and certain other plants, and in the soil 2. the conversion of free nitrogen into nitrogenous compounds of… …   English World dictionary

  • nitrogen cycle — n. the cycle of natural processes through which atmospheric nitrogen is converted by nitrogen fixation and nitrification into compounds used by plants and animals in the formation of proteins and is eventually returned by decay and… …   English World dictionary

  • Nitrogen cycle — Schematic representation of the flow of nitrogen through the environment. The importance of bacteria in the cycle is immediately recognized as being a key element in the cycle, providing different forms of nitrogen compounds assimilable by higher …   Wikipedia

  • Nitrogen — carbon ← nitrogen → oxygen ↑ N ↓ P …   Wikipedia

  • nitrogen group element — ▪ chemical elements Introduction  any of the chemical elements that constitute Group Va of the periodic table (see Figure >). The group consists of nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), arsenic (As), antimony (Sb), and bismuth (Bi). The elements share… …   Universalium

  • nitrogen — /nuy treuh jeuhn/, n. Chem. a colorless, odorless, gaseous element that constitutes about four fifths of the volume of the atmosphere and is present in combined form in animal and vegetable tissues, esp. in proteins: used chiefly in the… …   Universalium

  • nitrogen cycle — the continuous sequence of events by which atmospheric nitrogen and nitrogenous compounds in the soil are converted, as by nitrification and nitrogen fixation, into substances that can be utilized by green plants, the substances returning to the… …   Universalium

  • nitrogen fixation — 1. any process of combining atmospheric nitrogen with other elements, either by chemical means or by bacterial action: used chiefly in the preparation of fertilizers, industrial products, etc. 2. this process as performed by certain bacteria… …   Universalium

  • nitrogen — 1. A gaseous element, atomic no. 7, atomic wt. 14.00674; N2 forms about 78.084% by volume of the dry atmosphere. 2. The molecular form of n., N2. 3. Pharmaceutical grade N2, containing not less than 99.0% by volume of N2; used as a …   Medical dictionary

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