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Definition of Oxygen


  1. A colorless, tasteless, odorless, gaseous element occurring in the free state in the atmosphere, of which it forms about 23 per cent by weight and about 21 per cent by volume, being slightly heavier than nitrogen. Symbol O. Atomic weight 15.96.
  2. Chlorine used in bleaching.

Oxygen Quotations

When you really listen to another person from their point of view, and reflect back to them that understanding, it's like giving them emotional oxygen.
Stephen Covey

The beach is definitely where I feel most at home. It's my oxygen. I forget how much I need it sometimes when I'm away working.
Behati Prinsloo

Democratic nations must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.
Margaret Thatcher

Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.
Ronald Reagan

There's a great metaphor that one of my doctors uses: If a fish is swimming in a dirty tank and it gets sick, do you take it to the vet and amputate the fin? No, you clean the water. So, I cleaned up my system. By eating organic raw greens, nuts and healthy fats, I am flooding my body with enzymes, vitamins and oxygen.
Kris Carr
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Oxygen Translations

oxygen in Dutch is zuurstof
oxygen in German is Sauerstoff
oxygen in Italian is ossigeno
oxygen in Swedish is syre
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