Examples from the Web for nitrification
The rapidity of nitrification also depends on the degree of alkalinity of the solution.
Further proof of the ferment theory is afforded by the fact that antiseptics are fatal to nitrification.
The presence of moisture in a soil is another of the necessary conditions of nitrification.Manures and the principles of manuring|Charles Morton Aikman
He also showed that metabiosis played an important part in nitrification.
Nitrification proceeds far more rapidly in summer than winter.
British Dictionary definitions for nitrification
- the addition of a nitro group to an organic compound
- the substitution of a nitro group for another group in an organic compound
Word Origin and History for nitrification
1827, from French nitrification (1787, de Morveau), from nitrifier (1777), from nitre (see nitre).