nitrify

Definitions of nitrify
1

v convert into nitric acid, nitrous acid, or nitrate, especially with the action of nitrobacteria

Type of:
convert
change the nature, purpose, or function of something

v treat with nitrogen or a nitrogen compound

Synonyms:
nitrogenise, nitrogenize
Type of:
process, treat
subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition

v treat (soil) with nitrates

Antonyms:
denitrify
remove nitrogen from
Type of:
feed, fertilise, fertilize
provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to

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