Synonyms of nitrate
- 1. nitrate, compound, chemical compound
- usage: any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
- 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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