Complete Definition of "oxygen"

English
wikipedia
elements|O|nitrogen|N|fluorine|F

Etymology
Borrowed from F. oxygène (originally in the form principe oxygène, a variant of principe oxigine âacidifying principleâ, suggested by w:Lavoisier|Lavoisier), from AGr. polytonic|á½Î¾ÏÏ (oxus) sharp + polytonic|Î³Î­Î½Î¿Ï (genos) birth, referring to oxygen's role in the formation of acids.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ÉksɪʤÉnÌ©/
audio|en-us-oxygen.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
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  1. A chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 15.9994.
  2. An atom of this element.
  3. Molecular oxygen (O<sub>2</sub>), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
  4. medicine A mixture of oxygen and other gases, administered to a patient to help him or her to breathe.

Derived terms
top2
dioxygen
gox
heliox
liquid oxygen
lox
nitrox
nox
oxo-
oxy-
oxygen-16
oxygen-17
oxygen-18
oxygen bar
oxygen bottle
oxygen cylinder
oxygen debt
mid2
oxygen deficit
oxygen demand
oxygen depletion
oxygen difluoride
oxygen fluoride
oxygen gas
oxygenise, oxygenize
oxygen lance
oxygenless
oxygen mask
oxygenous
oxygen tent
oxygen therapy
singlet oxygen
tetraoxygen
triplet oxygen

Related terms
Entonox
hydroxy-
hydroxyl
oxide
oxo-, oxo
oxy-, oxy
oxygenase
oxygenate
oxygenation
oxylith
oxytocic

Translations
trans-top|gas
Afrikaans: suurstof
Albanian: oksigjen
Arabic: ARchar|Ø£ÙسجÙÙ (âóksijin) m
Armenian: Õ©Õ©Õ¾Õ¡Õ®Õ«Õ¶ (tâtâvatsin)
Basque: oxigenoa
Belarusian: кÑÑлаÑод (kislaród) m
Bosnian: kiseonik
Breton: oksigen m
Bulgarian: киÑлоÑод (kisloród) m
Catalan: oxigen m
Chinese: zh-ts|氧氣|æ°§æ° (yÇngqì)
Cornish: oxyjen
Croatian: kisik
Czech: kyslík
Danish: ilt c, oxygen
Dutch: zuurstof f
Esperanto: oksigeno
Estonian: hapnik
Faroese: súrevni n, ilt n
Finnish: happi
French: oxygène m
Frisian: soerstof
Friulian: ossigjen
Galician: osíxeno
Georgian: áááááááá (žangbadi)
German: Sauerstoff m
Greek: οξÏγÏνο (oxygóno) n
Guaraní: tatarapo
Gujarati: àªàª·àªàª¨ (Åshajana)
Hebrew: ×××¦× (khamtsan)
Hindi: à¤à¤·à¤à¤¨ (Åshajana)
Hungarian: oxigén
Icelandic: súrefni
Indonesian: zat asam, zat pembakar, oksigen
Interlingua: oxygeno
Irish: ocsaigin
Italian: ossigeno m
Japanese: é¸ç´  (ããã, sánso)
Kashmiri: krziseÅ
Kazakh: оÑÑек (ottek)
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Korean: ì°ì (é¸ç´ , sanso)
Kurdish: oksîjen
Latin: oxygenium
Latvian: skÄbeklis
Lithuanian: deguonis
Luxembourgish: sauerstoff
Macedonian: киÑлоÑод (kislorod)
Malay: oksigen
Maltese: ossiġinu
Manx: ocsygien
Maori: hÄora
Marathi: à¤à¤à¤¸à¥à¤à¤¨ (Åksijana)
Mongolian: RUchar|ÑÒ¯ÑилÑÓ©ÑÓ©Ð³Ñ (khüÄiltörögÄ)
Norwegian: oksygen
Occitan: oxigèn
Papiamentu: zürstòf
Persian: FAchar|اÙسÙÚÙ (oksizhen)
Polish: tlen m
Portuguese: Port. oxigénio m, Braz. oxigênio m
Punjabi: à¨à¨à¨¸à©à¨à¨¨ (ÄksÄ«jana)
Romagnolo: usìgen
Romanian: oxigen n
Russian: киÑлоÑод (kisloród) m
Sanskrit: à¤à¤®à¥à¤²à¤à¤°à¤
Scottish Gaelic: ocsaigin
Serbian: киÑеоник (kiseonik) m
Slovak: kyslík
Slovenian: kisik
Spanish: oxígeno m
Swahili: oksigeni
Swedish: syre
Tajik: oksigen
Tamil: à®à®¯à®¿à®°à®¿à®¯à®®à¯ (uyiriyam)
Telugu: à°à°®à±à°²à°à°¨à°¿ (Amlajani)
Thai: THchar|ออà¸à¸à¸´à¹à¸à¸ (oksichÄn)
Turkish: oksijen
Ukrainian: киÑÐµÐ½Ñ (kisenâ)
Uzbek: киÑлоÑод (kislorod)
Vietnamese: oxy
Welsh: ócsigen
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trans-top|atom of oxygen
Japanese: é¸ç´ , é¸ç´ åå­ (ãããããã, sanso genshi)
Korean: ì°ì (é¸ç´ , sanso)
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trans-top|molecular oxygen
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trans-top|mixture of gases administered medically
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Synonyms
E948 when used as a packaging gas

External links
For etymology and more information refer to:
http://elements.vanderkrogt.net/elem/o.html
(A lot of the translations were taken from that site with permission from the author)

See also
ozone

Category:Chemical elements

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Revision and Credits for"oxygen"
  • 2007-12-19 19:40 - Widsith - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/216.146.50.3|216.146.50.3]] ([[User_talk:216.146.50.3|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:Widsith|Widsith]]

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