- to remove nitrogen or nitrogen compounds from.
- to reduce (nitrates) to nitrites, ammonia, and free nitrogen, as in soil by microorganisms.
Origin of denitrify
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- to undergo or cause to undergo loss or removal of nitrogen compounds or nitrogen
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