Definition of dinitrogen in English:

dinitrogen

noun

Chemistry
  • 1Attributive Used to designate compounds, groups, etc., containing two nitrogen atoms.

  • 2Molecular (gaseous) nitrogen, N₂.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society. From di- + nitrogen.

Pronunciation

dinitrogen

/dʌɪˈnʌɪtrədʒ(ə)n/