verb (used with object), ni·trat·ed, ni·trat·ing.
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Nitrate of Silver in solution might be identified by a very large number of tests, since it forms so many insoluble salts.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
If a stronger caustic is necessary, the solid stick of nitrate of silver may be used.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)|Grant Hague
Then add a little solution of nitrate of silver, and there is produced a splendid scarlet color.
The discoloration of the skin was like the effects of nitrate of silver.Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia|Ludwig Leichhardt
For this purpose a standard solution of nitrate of silver isp.Electricity for Boys|J. S. Zerbe