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nitrate

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈnaɪtreɪt/
a chemical containing nitrogen and oxygen that is used on crops to make them grow betterSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
Translations of “nitrate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 硝酸鹽, 硝酸鹽肥料…
in Russian нитрат…
in Turkish nitrat, besleyici kimyasal gübre…
in Chinese (Simplified) 硝酸盐, 硝酸盐肥料…
in Polish azotan…
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