nitration


ni·tra·tion

noun \nī-ˈtrā-shən\

Definition of NITRATION

:  the process of adding a nitro group to an organic compound
ni·trate \ˈnī-ˌtrāt\ transitive verb
ni·tra·tor \-ˌtrā-tər\ noun

First Known Use of NITRATION

1887

ni·tra·tion

noun \nī-ˈtrā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NITRATION

: the process of treating or combining with nitric acid or a nitrate; especially : conversion of an organic compound into a nitro compound or a nitrate
nitrate verb, ni·trat·ed ni·trat·ing

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