- Chemistry. to free from nitric acid or nitrates; remove oxides of nitrogen from.
Origin of denitrate
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After drying, denitration, and washing, it may be spun and dyed like natural silk.Textiles</p>
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The product in denitration had therefore reverted completely to a cellulose (hydrate), no oxy-derivative being present.
It is well known that the denitration is nearly complete, traces only of nitric groups surviving.
- to undergo or cause to undergo a process in which a compound loses a nitro or nitrate group, nitrogen dioxide, or nitric acid
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