Definition of Denitrify

1. Verb. Remove nitrogen from. "Denitrify the soil"

Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn
Antonyms: Nitrify



Definition of Denitrify

1. v. t. To deprive of, or free from, nitrogen.

Definition of Denitrify

1. Verb. (transitive chemistry) to remove nitrogen, often through the breakdown of nitrogenous compounds and the release of nitrogen gas. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Denitrify

1. [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

Medical Definition of Denitrify

1. To remove nitrogen from any material or chemical compound. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Denitrify

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denitrify (current term)
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Literary usage of Denitrify

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1. The Midland Naturalist: Journal of the Midland Union of Natural History edited by Edward W. Badger, William Jerome Harrison, William Hillhouse (1888)
"Moreover, there seems to be equal proof that some microbes can denitrify, decomposing nitrates and evolving ammonia or free nitrogen. ..."

2. Small Business Innovation Research: Abstracts of Phase I Awards (1995) by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... 127 A Process to denitrify Radioactive Waste Streams-Drinkard ... be a commercialized technology to denitrify and concentrate radioactive waste streams. ..."

3. A German-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1917)
"... vt denitrify. Denkart,/, way of thinking, disposition. denkbar, a. thinkable, conceivable. denken, vt & i. think. Denkmal, n. monument; memorial. ..."

4. The Law of Contracts by Theophilus Parsons (1866)
"At- denitrify a particular person for any loss NY 4UI. Kut see Pollard v. Somerset against. See Gordon v. Muss. Ins. Co. 2 Steam Engine Works r Sun Ins. Co. ..."

5. International Science and Technology Co-operation: Towards Sustainable by Korea (South). Kwahak Kisulchʻŏ (2001)
"Without the faeces, TCOD:TKN ratios were much lower and were difficult to denitrify because of the carbon limitation. To maximise denitrification ..."

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