Dinitrogen vs. Nitrogen

Dinitrogen vs. Nitrogen — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Dinitrogen and Nitrogen

Dinitrogennoun

(chemistry) the normal nitrogen molecule having two atoms

Nitrogennoun

(uncountable) A chemical element (symbol N) with an atomic number of 7 and atomic weight of 14.0067.

Dinitrogennoun

two atoms of nitrogen as part of some other compound

Nitrogennoun

(uncountable) Molecular nitrogen (N2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.

Nitrogennoun

(countable) A specific nitrogen within a chemical formula, or a specific isotope of nitrogen

The two nitrogens are located next to one another on the ring.

Nitrogennoun

a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues

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