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nitration

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noun ni·tra·tion \nī-ˈtrā-shən\

Definition of nitration

  1. :  the process of adding a nitro group to an organic compound

ni·trate play \ˈnī-ˌtrāt\ transitive verb
ni·tra·tor play \-ˌtrā-tər\ noun


1887

First Known Use of nitration

1887


Medical Dictionary

nitration

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noun ni·tra·tion \nī-ˈtrā-shən\

Medical Definition of nitration

  1. :  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

  2. nitrate verb, ni·trat·ed ni·trat·ing




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