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
Related formsde·ni·tra·tion, noun
First recorded in 1860–65; de-
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Examples from the Web for denitration
Historical Examples of denitration
After drying, denitration, and washing, it may be spun and dyed like natural silk.
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.
British Dictionary definitions for denitration
Derived Formsdenitration, noun
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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