OTHER WORDS FROM nitrateni·tra·tion, noun
How to use nitrate in a sentence
Of late, though, nitrate contamination of drinking water, caused by heavy fertilizer use and linked to thyroid disease and some types of cancer, has become a major political issue in Salinas.How technology might finally start telling farmers things they didn’t already know|Katie McLean|December 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Studies suggest that if climate change continues unabated, septic systems will be less able to filter toxic nitrates and fecal bacteria from wastewater.Battling America’s ‘dirty secret’|Sarah Kaplan|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
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
After the nitration, the acid is removed and the nitrocotton boiled up in water to stabilize it.
After nitration the yellow tetryl separates out, and is filtered off and water-washed till free from acid.
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
This substance readily yields ortho-oxybenzoic acid or salicylic acid, which on nitration yields two mononitro-oxybenzoic acids.