verb (used with object), de·ni·tri·fied, de·ni·tri·fy·ing. Chemistry.
Examples from the Web for denitrifying
To this class belong the denitrifying organisms already referred to which reduce the nitrates and nitrites in the soil.
There is no reason, however, to suppose that this is so, and several of the denitrifying organisms have been identified.
Such reduction is due to the action of bacteria of the denitrifying order.