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