[ US /ˈɑksədʒən, ˈɑksɪdʒən/ ]
[ UK /ˈɒksɪdʒən/ ]
[ UK /ˈɒksɪdʒən/ ]
- a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
How To Use oxygen In A Sentence
- Instead of leaving, the fish crowded towards the back of the Redondo Beach marina and used all the oxygen in the water, marine experts have said. Millions of sardines die in Californian marina
- Many metals are readily oxidized by oxygen in the atmosphere.
- To avoid having sodium react with oxygen or water vapor in the air, it is usually stored under kerosene, naphtha, or some other organic liquid with which it does not react.
- Iron, in contrast, combines with elements such as oxygen and sulphur to make mineral ores.
- The decrease in myocardial oxygen consumption was evidenced by a gradual decline in atrioventricular oxygen difference, indicating a decrease in myocardial oxygen uptake relative to supply.
- Aerogels had been largely forgotten when, in the late 1970s, the French government approached Stanislaus Teichner at Universite Claud Bernard, Lyon seeking a method for storing oxygen and rocket fuels in porous materials. A Real Spinoff that NASA Has Seemingly Forgotten About - NASA Watch
- In this crucible I have mixed together just one ounce of sugar and one and one-eighth ounces of solidified oxygen, solidified by the force of chemical affinity and bound up in a white salt called chlorate of potash. Religion and Chemistry
- Thus, local oxygen partial pressure at the alveolar level is much higher than in other vital organs such as heart, liver, and brain.
- Two atoms of hydrogen combine with one atom of oxygen to form a molecule of water.
- His throat burned for oxygen and he felt his ribs compressing, compacting, and ready to break.