Associations to the word «Oxygen»


OXYGEN, noun. A chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 15.9994.
OXYGEN, noun. Molecular oxygen (O2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
OXYGEN, noun. (medicine) A mixture of oxygen and other gases, administered to a patient to help him or her to breathe.
OXYGEN, noun. (countable) An atom of this element.
OXYGEN BAR, noun. A nightclub or similar venue in which patrons pay to inhale doses of gas containing concentrations of oxygen higher than in air.
OXYGEN BARS, noun. Plural of oxygen bar
OXYGEN BOTTLE, noun. A small gas cylinder of oxygen used in mountain climbing or scuba diving etc
OXYGEN BOTTLES, noun. Plural of oxygen bottle
OXYGEN BURNING, noun. (physics) (astronomy) The nucleosynthesis process, subsequent to carbon burning, in which neon disintegrates to oxygen which subsequently fuses to form silicon, phosphorus sulfur and other elements of atomic number up to 40.
OXYGEN CYLINDER, noun. A gas cylinder containing oxygen
OXYGEN CYLINDERS, noun. Plural of oxygen cylinder
OXYGEN DEBT, noun. The amount of extra oxygen required to oxidize lactic acid in the muscles built up during vigorous exercise
OXYGEN DEFICIT, noun. The difference between the oxygen uptake of the body at rest and during exercise
OXYGEN DEMAND, noun. Biochemical oxygen demand
OXYGEN DEPLETION, noun. The reduction in the concentration of dissolved oxygen in water, especially as a result of pollution
OXYGEN DIFLUORIDE, noun. (chemistry) A binary compound of oxygen and fluorine, OF2; a powerful oxidizing agent.
OXYGEN FLUORIDE, noun. (chemistry) Any binary compound of oxygen and fluorine.
OXYGEN GAS, noun. The normal form of molecular oxygen, especially such a gas supplied industrially in cylinders
OXYGEN LANCE, noun. A tube that carries oxygen to a heated tool; used to cut metal; the tip is continuously consumed
OXYGEN MASK, noun. A plastic or rubber mask through which oxygen may be breathed from a storage tank.
OXYGEN MASKS, noun. Plural of oxygen mask
OXYGEN PULSE, noun. Physiological term for oxygen uptake per heartbeat at rest.
OXYGEN STONE, noun. Oxylith
OXYGEN TANK, noun. A metal cylinder holding compressed oxygen.
OXYGEN TENT, noun. (medicine) A canopy for the head and shoulders, or a similar enclosure for the whole body, within which air having a higher than normal supply of oxygen can be administered to a patient.
OXYGEN TENTS, noun. Plural of oxygen tent
OXYGEN THERAPY, noun. Therapeutic administration of oxygen.
OXYGEN THIEF, noun. (derogatory) a useless person

Dictionary definition

OXYGEN, noun. 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.

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John Locke