Definition of 'nitrous'
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That rocket was fuelled by burning nitrous oxide with rubber. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is rare to find somewhere still selling nitrous oxide so openly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the research wasn't all a giggle: nitrous oxide was also found to be a useful anaesthetic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This American comic is cinematic nitrous oxide - producing enough laughing gas to lift a thousand balloon rides into the sky. The Sun (2015)
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