HyperDic: nitrous_oxide

English > 1 sense of the expression nitrous oxide:
NOUNartifactnitrous oxide, laughing gasinhalation anesthetic used as an anesthetic in dentistry and surgery
English > nitrous oxide: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaninginhalation anesthetic used as an anesthetic in dentistry and surgery.
Synonymlaughing gas
Broaderinhalation anesthetic, inhalation anaesthetic, inhalation general anesthetic, inhalation general anaestheticA gas that produces general anesthesia when inhaled
Substancesammonium nitrateUsed as an explosive and fertilizer and rocket propellant
Spanishgas hilarante, óxido nitroso
Catalanòxid nitrós

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