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nitrifying

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nitrifying

adjective ni·tri·fy·ing \ˈnī-trə-ˌfī-iŋ\

Definition of NITRIFYING

:  active in or relating to nitrification <nitrifying organisms>

Origin of NITRIFYING

French nitrifier to convert into nitrite, from nitr-
First Known Use: 1827

Rhymes with NITRIFYING

nitrifying

adjective ni·tri·fy·ing \ˈnī-trə-ˌfī-iŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NITRIFYING

:  active in nitrification <nitrifying bacteria>

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