Definitions

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  • adjective lacking oxygen
  • adjective of mountain climbing not assisted with oxygen

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Examples

  • Some of the fertilizer is broken down by soil bacteria into nitrate, a toxic and highly soluble chemical that can leach into groundwater or get washed into lakes, creating oxygenless dead zones.

    An Ecosystem of One's Own

  • Some of the fertilizer is broken down by soil bacteria into nitrate, a toxic and highly soluble chemical that can leach into groundwater or get washed into lakes, creating oxygenless dead zones.

    An Ecosystem of One's Own

  • Anaerobic metabolism, the internal life process of oxygenless bacteria, is not as efficient as aerobic metabolism.

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  • Then had come the colonists, with their tractors and their rolls of stellene to make sealed dwellings and covered fields in that thin, almost oxygenless atmosphere.

    The Planet Strappers

  • It wasn't because of the frustrations that awaited us outside - the pointless bargaining, the endless traffic, the suspensionless rides, the oxygenless air - but rather because those frustrations provided just enough of an excuse that we didn't have to admit our real reason for staying home:

    Our Delhi Struggle

  • To knock the ocean into an oxygenless soup devoid of animal life took an enormous surge in volcanic activity lasting thousands of years.

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  • "Although he's summited Everest twice before, both ascents were done with supplementary oxygen, so he'd like to finish off the project with an oxygenless ascent of the big E," his home team stated.

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  • "Although he's summited Everest twice before, both ascents were done with supplementary oxygen, so he'd like to finish off the project with an oxygenless ascent of the big E," his home team stated.

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  • "Although he's summited Everest twice before, both ascents were done with supplementary oxygen, so he'd like to finish off the project with an oxygenless ascent of the big E," his home team stated.

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  • "Although he's summited Everest twice before, both ascents were done with supplementary oxygen, so he'd like to finish off the project with an oxygenless ascent of the big E," his home team stated.

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