nitrate [nī′trāt΄]
[Fr < MFr nitre, NITER]
a) a salt of nitric acid containing the monovalent, negative radical NO3
b) an uncharged ester of this acid
2. potassium nitrate or sodium nitrate, used as a fertilizer
nitrated, nitrating
to treat or combine with nitric acid or a nitrate; esp., to make into a nitrate

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  • nitrate — [ nitrat ] n. m. • 1787; de nitre ♦ Sel de l acide nitrique. ⇒ azotate. Nitrates naturels de soude (⇒ caliche) , de potasse (⇒ nitre, salpêtre) . Nitrates utilisés comme engrais (nitrate de sodium, de potassium, de calcium; d ammonium). Nitrate… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Nitrate — Ni trate, n. [Cf. F. nitrate.] (Chem.) A salt of nitric acid. [1913 Webster] {Nitrate of silver}, a white crystalline salt ({AgNO3}), used in photography and as a cauterizing agent; called also {lunar caustic}, and more commonly called {silver… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • nitraté — nitraté, ée (ni tra té, tée) adj. Qui est converti à l état de nitrate …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • nitrate — (n.) 1794, from Fr. nitrate (1787) or formed in English from NITRE (Cf. nitre) + ATE (Cf. ate) (3). Related: Nitrates …   Etymology dictionary

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