Translation of nitrous oxide in Spanish:

nitrous oxide

óxido nitroso, n.


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    óxido nitroso masculine
    • This patient, a young woman, had obtained her nitrous oxide from cartridges of nitrous oxide used to aerate cream.
    • Other trace gases include methane, nitrous oxide, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, and ozone.
    • These gases, including carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, absorb heat more readily than do the main constituents of our atmosphere, oxygen and nitrogen.
    • He underwent surgery under general anaesthesia with oxygen in nitrous oxide.
    • Carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and other gases are known collectively as greenhouse gases because they trap heat in the atmosphere.