Nitrified
Nitrify Ni"tri*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nitrified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nitrifying}.] [Niter + -fy: cf. F. nitrifer. See {Niter}.] (Chem.) To combine or impregnate with nitrogen; to convert, by oxidation, into nitrous or nitric acid; to subject to, or produce by, nitrification. [1913 Webster]

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  • nitrify — nitrifiable, adj. /nuy treuh fuy /, v.t., nitrified, nitrifying. 1. to oxidize (ammonia, ammonium compounds, or atmospheric nitrogen) to nitrites, nitrates, or their respective acids, esp. by bacterial action. 2. to impregnate with nitrogen or… …   Universalium

  • nitrify — [ nʌɪtrɪfʌɪ] verb (nitrifies, nitrifying, nitrified) Chemistry convert (ammonia or another nitrogen compound) into nitrites or nitrates. Derivatives nitrification noun …   English new terms dictionary

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