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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The removal of nitrate or other nitrogen compounds, especially from water; denitrification

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A disengaging, or removal, of nitric acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A freeing from nitric acid.
  • n. The process of removing the lower oxids of nitrogen from nitrous vitriol in making sulphuric acid. See denitrate, 2.
  • n. The process of removing the nitric-acid radical from guncotton or other nitric esters, regenerating cellulose, etc. See denitrate, 3.

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