Associations to the word «Nitrate»

Wiktionary

NITRATE, noun. (chemistry) Any salt or ester of nitric acid.
NITRATE, verb. To treat, or react, with nitric acid or a nitrate
NITRATE OF SODA, noun. Sodium nitrate

Dictionary definition

NITRATE, noun. Any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid).
NITRATE, verb. Treat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate; "nitroglycerin is obtained by nitrating glycerol".

Wise words

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