nitrifier

noun

ni·​tri·​fi·​er ˈnī-trə-ˌfī(-ə)r How to pronounce nitrifier (audio)
: any of the nitrifying bacteria

Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nitrifier was in 1903

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“Nitrifier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nitrifier. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

nitrifier

noun
ni·​tri·​fi·​er ˈnī-trə-ˌfī(-ə)r How to pronounce nitrifier (audio)
: any of various soil bacteria capable of nitrification
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