azote
Nitrogen Ni`tro*gen (n[imac]"tr[-o]*j[e^]n), n. [L. nitrum natron + -gen: cf. F. nitrog[`e]ne. See {Niter}.] (Chem.) A colorless nonmetallic element of atomic number 7, tasteless and odorless, comprising four fifths of the atmosphere by volume in the form of molecular nitrogen ({N2}). It is chemically very inert in the free state, and as such is incapable of supporting life (hence the name {azote} still used by French chemists); but it forms many important compounds, such as ammonia, nitric acid, the cyanides, etc, and is a constituent of all organized living tissues, animal or vegetable. Symbol N. Atomic weight 14.007. It was formerly regarded as a permanent noncondensible gas, but was liquefied in 1877 by Cailletet of Paris, and Pictet of Geneva, and boils at -195.8 [deg] C at atmospheric pressure. Liquid nitrogen is used as a refrigerant to store delicate materials, such as bacteria, cells, and other biological materials. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • azoté — azoté …   Dictionnaire des rimes

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  • azote — sustantivo masculino 1. Golpe dado en las nalgas con la mano abierta: La madre dio un azote al niño por portarse mal. 2. Golpe dado en cualquier parte del cuerpo con un látigo u otro instrumento: El reo fue condenado a recibir cien azotes. Los… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Azote — 〈[azo:t] m.; n; unz.; veraltete frz. Bez. für〉 Stickstoff; oV Azot [<grch. a „nicht“ + zoe „Leben“] * * * A|zote [a zɔt; griech. ázo̅os = leblos bzw. ↑ a (1); zo̅e̅̓ = Leben oder alchemistisch aus a, Alpha, Alef u. Zet, Omega, Tow = aaazot]:… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • azote — (Del ár. hisp. assáwṭ, y este del ár. clás. sawṭ). 1. m. Instrumento de suplicio formado con cuerdas anudadas y a veces erizadas de puntas, con que se castigaba a los delincuentes. 2. Vara, vergajo u objeto semejante que sirve para azotar. 3.… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Azote — Az ote (?; 277), n. [F. azote, fr. Gr. a priv. + ? life; so named by Lavoisier because it is incapable of supporting life.] Same as {Nitrogen}. [R.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • azoté — azoté, ée (a zo té, tée) adj. Terme de chimie. Qui contient de l azote …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Azote — A*zo te, n. [Sp.] A switch or whip. [Sp. Amer.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Azote — [a zɔt] der; : franz. Bez. für Stickstoff …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • azote — s. m. O mesmo que azoto …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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