2. Noun. a device for spreading nitrate fertilizer on the soil ¹
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Definition of Nitrator
1. one that nitrates [n -S] - See also: nitrates
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitrator
Literary usage of Nitrator
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nitro-explosives: A Practical Treatise Concerning the Properties by Percy Gerald Sanford (1906)
"This nitrator can very well be placed in the same house as the separator ... It will of course be necessary to place the nitrator on a higher level than the ..."
2. The Manufacture of Intermediate Products for Dyes by John Cannell Cain (1919)
"The nitrator is therefore often surrounded by a cooling jacket, and a water-cooled cylinder may also be placed inside the ..."
3. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1906)
"Into this carefully fitted nitrator the requisite charge of acids is first run, cold water circulating through the pipes of the cooling coils. ..."
4. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1908)
"... and does away with the tedious and expensive opera- 'xm of "after-separating." The water is added to the waste acid in the nitrator- ..."
5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"No way would be at hand of disposing of the run then in the nitrator, ... The danger in a building containing the separators and nitrator is not increased ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1908)
"... the separation is allowed to take place in the nitrator itself, and as the nitroglycerin separates out it is displaced by waste acid admitted at the ..."