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Synonyms of nitrate

Noun


1. nitrate, compound, chemical compound

usage: any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)

Verb


1. nitrate, process, treat

usage: treat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate; "nitroglycerin is obtained by nitrating glycerol"

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