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letter N

Nest
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Nest (n) – A shelter made by a bird for holding eggs and young.

Native (adj) – originating, living or growing naturally in a certain region.

Nitrogen Dioxide (n) - A Criteria Pollutant Nitrogen Dioxide, which is a primary component of NOx, is produced when fuel is burned in motor vehicles, power plants, industrial boilers, and other sources.

Non-renewable energy (n) – a source of energy that is limited and can’t be replaced in a short period of time (such as oil, coal, natural gas and nuclear energy).

Nuclear energy (n) – a non-renewable source of energy that comes from splitting the atoms of the element uranium.

Nutrient (n) – any substance absorbed or eaten by living things that helps them grow.