nitrous oxide

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Synonyms for nitrous oxide

inhalation anesthetic used as an anesthetic in dentistry and surgery

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The agency has already been measuring dinitrogen monoxide, which is emitted through farming and chemical engineering activities, at Ofunato observatory, but it plans to monitor the gas on Minamitori Island as well.
The proposed measure covers methane, dinitrogen monoxide and a few other types of gas, as well as carbon dioxide.
An expert panel at the Environment Ministry agreed at a meeting Tuesday to study whether the planned new anti-global warming environmental tax should cover emissions of methane and dinitrogen monoxide as well as carbon dioxide, ministry officials said.
Methane and dinitrogen monoxide are considered to contribute more to global warming than carbon dioxide.