Definition of 'nitrous oxide'
Example sentences containing 'nitrous oxide'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
This is one of my better ideas because nitrous oxide is laughing gas. The Sun (2014)It is rare to find somewhere still selling nitrous oxide so openly. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It produces a quarter of the carbon dioxide and a fifth of the nitrous oxide typically emitted from barges powered by fuel oil. Times, Sunday Times (2013)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)
Trends of 'nitrous oxide'
Used Occasionally. nitrous oxide is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of nitrous oxide from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.