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Definition of denitrify verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

denitrify

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈnaɪtrɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈnaɪtrɪfaɪ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they denitrify
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈnaɪtrɪfaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈnaɪtrɪfaɪ//
 
he / she / it denitrifies
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈnaɪtrɪfaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈnaɪtrɪfaɪz//
 
past simple denitrified
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈnaɪtrɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈnaɪtrɪfaɪd//
 
past participle denitrified
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈnaɪtrɪfaɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈnaɪtrɪfaɪd//
 
-ing form denitrifying
BrE BrE//ˌdiːˈnaɪtrɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːˈnaɪtrɪfaɪɪŋ//
 
 
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denitrify something (chemistry) to remove nitrates or nitrites from something, especially from soil, air or water
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: denitrify