Meaning of NITRATE in English

NITRATE

n. & v.

n. 1 any salt or ester of nitric acid. 2 potassium or sodium nitrate when used as a fertilizer.

v.tr. Chem. treat, combine, or impregnate with nitric acid. nitration n.

[ F (as NITRE, -ATE(1)) ]

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