Definition of Nitrating

1. Verb. (present participle of nitrate) ¹



2. Adjective. That promotes nitration ¹

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Definition of Nitrating

1. nitrate [v] - See also: nitrate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitrating

nitrammite
nitranilic
nitraniline
nitranilines
nitratase
nitrate
nitrate bacterium
nitrate of soda
nitrate reductase
nitrate reductases
nitrate respiration
nitrated
nitrates
nitratian
nitratine
nitrating (current term)
nitration
nitrations
nitrative
nitratocuprate
nitrator
nitrators
nitrazepam
nitre of potash
nitrendipine
nitrene
nitrenes
nitrenium
nitreniums

Literary usage of Nitrating

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1. The Manufacture of Explosives: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Oscar Guttmann (1895)
"nitrating in small vessels has the advantage that if a decomposition does take place, the quantity of cotton and acid lost is not large, and if necessary ..."

2. Text-book of Ordnance and Gunnery by William Harvey Tschappat (1917)
"In the process of nitration this amount of moisture placed in the nitrating acid would result in heating which might cause the partially nitrated cotton to ..."

3. Cellulose, Cellulose Products, and Artificial Rubber: Comprising the by Josef Bersch (1904)
"Many fine fibres of gun-cotton collect gradually in the fluid in the nitrating vessel, and when immersing fresh cotton, adhere so firmly to the latter as to ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"The usual arrangement now adopted for its manufacture (see Fig. 4) is as follows : '— The nitrating pan haa a total capacity of ..."

5. Celluloid, Its Raw Material, Manufacture, Properties, and Uses: Its Raw by Friedrich Böckmann, Charles Salter (1907)
"... intended to expel from the interstices of the cotton the air which hinders nitration, are made in different patterns, but have not Fid. 9.—nitrating ..."

6. A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid by Georg Lunge (1903)
"1-99 Cost of 100 kil. nitric acid 36° B 26'55 Utilization of waste acids from nitrating processes.—Enormous quantities of nitric acid, always mixed with ..."

7. Explosives: A Synoptic and Critical Treatment of the Literature of the by Heinrich Brunswig (1912)
"... sulphuric acid raises the nitrating power of nitric acid upon cellulose considerably and allows a much weaker nitric acid to be used without decreasing ..."

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