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nitrate

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈnaɪ.treɪt/ us  
a chemical that includes nitrogen and oxygen, often used as a fertilizer (= a substance that helps plants grow): potassium/sodium nitrate Nitrogen is converted into nitrates in the soil which plants can then use.
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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