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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or consisting of a nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless gas

Usage examples (18)
  • In fact, BIFs from about 2.0 Ga, when the atmosphere was supposedly becoming more oxygenic, look the same as BIFs from earlier pre-Cambrian BIFs19.
  • Wells is not at odds with modern geochemical thought or the scientific data to assert that primitive Earth volcanoes would have contributed to an oxygenic atmosphere.
  • Some researchers have found that the uranium conglomerates bearing uraninite have a texture and mineralogical makeup (uraninite, pyrite, molybdenite, and sulfides) one would...
  • They adapted to do oxygenic photosynthesis, to tap the energy in O for more
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