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Definition of nitrify verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

nitrify

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈnaɪtrəˌfaɪ//
 
nitrify something (chemistry)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they nitrify
 
he / she / it nitrifies
 
past simple nitrified
 
-ing form nitrifying
 
 
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to change a substance into a compound that contains nitrogen see also nitrate
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