Denitrification
Denitrification De*ni`tri*fi*ca"tion, n. The act or process of freeing from nitrogen; also, the condition resulting from the removal of nitrogen. [1913 Webster]

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  • dénitrification — [ denitrifikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1922; de dé et nitrification ♦ Sc. Phénomène par lequel une substance se dénitrifie. ♢ Décomposition des nitrates dans le sol (par l action bactérienne). ● dénitrification nom féminin Action des bactéries du sol qui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Denitrification — Dénitrification La dénitrification est un processus bactérien de respiration alternatif. Ce phénomène biologique s opère généralement, mais pas exclusivement, dans le sol, sous l action de bactéries spécifiques, satisfaisant leur besoin en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • denitrification — 1883; see DE (Cf. de ) + NITRIFICATION (Cf. nitrification). Related: Denitrate; denitrify …   Etymology dictionary

  • Denitrification — Nitrogen cycle. Denitrification is a microbially facilitated process of nitrate reduction that may ultimately produce molecular nitrogen (N2) through a series of intermediate gaseous nitrogen oxide products. This respiratory process reduces… …   Wikipedia

  • Dénitrification — La dénitrification est un processus bactérien de respiration alternatif. Ce phénomène biologique s opère généralement, mais pas exclusivement, dans le sol, sous l action de bactéries spécifiques, satisfaisant leur besoin en oxygène en sol… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • denitrification — 1. Removal of nitrogen from any material or chemical compound; especially from the soil, as by certain (denitrifying) bacteria that render the nitrogen unavailable for plant growth. 2. Withdrawal of nitrogen from soil by plant …   Medical dictionary

  • denitrification — denitrifikacija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Dirvos nitratų redukcija iki molekulinio azoto ir jo išsiskyrimas į atmosferą. atitikmenys: angl. denitration; denitrification rus. денитрификация …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • denitrification — denitrifikacija statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Azoto išsiskyrimas iš nitratų, jų irimas dėl deguonies trūkumo vandenyje ar dirvožemyje (nitratinio azoto redukcija iki nitritų, amoniako ir laisvojo azoto). Sukelia… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • denitrification — noun Date: 1883 the loss or removal of nitrogen or nitrogen compounds; specifically reduction of nitrates or nitrites commonly by bacteria (as in soil) that usually results in the escape of nitrogen into the air • denitrifier noun • denitrify… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • denitrification — (de ni trī fī ka shěn) The reduction of nitrate to gas products, primarily nitrogen gas, during anaerobic respiration …   Dictionary of microbiology

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