verb (used with object), ni·trat·ed, ni·trat·ing.
OTHER WORDS FROM nitrateni·tra·tion, noun
Words nearby nitrate
Example sentences from the Web for nitration
After the nitration, the acid is removed and the nitrocotton boiled up in water to stabilize it.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
When the nitration is completed, screw up the clamps and so occlude the two pieces of pressure tubing.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
The pyroligneous acid obtained, is generally clear, after nitration, and of a dark brown colour.The Preparation of Plantation Rubber|Sidney Morgan
This substance readily yields ortho-oxybenzoic acid or salicylic acid, which on nitration yields two mononitro-oxybenzoic acids.
The sodium sulphite method has the advantages of being clean and neat, and of requiring no nitration.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer