nitrifying

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

Definition of nitrifying

  1. :  active in or relating to nitrification nitrifying organisms

Origin and Etymology of nitrifying

French nitrifier to convert into nitrite, from nitr-


First Known Use: 1827


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nitrifying

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

Medical Definition of nitrifying

  1. :  active in nitrification nitrifying bacteria

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