denitrate

[ dee-nahy-treyt ]
/ diˈnaɪ treɪt /

verb (used with object), de·ni·trat·ed, de·ni·trat·ing.

Chemistry. to free from nitric acid or nitrates; remove oxides of nitrogen from.

Origin of denitrate

First recorded in 1860–65; de- + nitrate
Related formsde·ni·tra·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for denitrate

denitrate

/ (diːˈnaɪtreɪt) /

verb

to undergo or cause to undergo a process in which a compound loses a nitro or nitrate group, nitrogen dioxide, or nitric acid
Derived Formsdenitration, noun
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