HyperDic: nitrate

English > 2 senses of the word nitrate:
NOUNsubstancenitrateany compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
VERBchangenitratetreat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate
nitrate > pronunciation
Soundsnay'trey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > nitrate: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid).
Narrowerammonium nitrateUsed as an explosive and fertilizer and rocket propellant
calcium nitrateA deliquescent salt that is soluble in water
cellulose nitrate, nitrocellulose, guncotton, nitrocottonA nitric acid ester
nitroglycerin, nitroglycerine, trinitroglycerin, glyceryl trinitrate, Nitrospan, NitrostatA heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid / liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol
potassium nitrate, saltpeter, saltpetre, niter, nitre(KNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
silver nitrateA nitrate used in making photographic emulsions
sodium nitrate, soda niter(NaNO3) used especially as a fertilizer and explosive
uranyl nitrateA yellow salt obtained by the reaction of uranium salts with nitric acid
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Substancesnitro groupThe group -NO3
Spanishazoato, nitrato, nitratos
Catalannitrat
Verbsnitratetreat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate
nitrifytreat (soil) with nitrates
nitrifytreat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound
nitrifyconvert into nitric acid, nitrous acid, or nitrate, especially with the action of nitrobacteria
English > nitrate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningtreat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
Broaderprocess, treatsubject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
Spanishnitratar
Nounsnitrateany compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
nitric acidacid used especially in the production of fertilizers and explosives and rocket fuels

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