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  Definition of Nitrify
  1. treat (soil) with nitrates
  2. treat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound
  3. convert into nitric acid, nitrous acid, or nitrate, especially with the action of nitrobacteria
Similar Words: nitrogenize, nitrogenise

 

Entailments: oxidize, oxidise, oxidate

 

Derivational Morphology: nitrification, nitrate, nitrogen, N, atomic number 7, nitrous acid, nitric acid, aqua fortis

 

 
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