a) a reaction vessel in which nitration takes place
b) a device for spreading nitrate fertilizer on the soil

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  • nitrator — ˈnī.ˌtrād.ə(r) noun ( s) : one that nitrates: as a. : an acid resistant vessel with cooling equipment used for the nitration of organic substances b. : one who tends a nitrator …   Useful english dictionary

  • nitrator — noun see nitration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nitrator — See nitration. * * * …   Universalium

  • nitrator — ni·tra·tor …   English syllables

  • Nitroglycerin — This article is about the chemical properties of nitroglycerin and its use as an explosive. For medical and pharmacological applications, see glyceryl trinitrate (pharmacology). Nitroglycerin …   Wikipedia

  • nitration — noun Date: 1887 the process of adding a nitro group to an organic compound • nitrate transitive verb • nitrator noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • de — de·magnetization; de·magnetize; de·mand·able; de·mand·ant; de·manganize; de·man·i·an; de·man·sia; de·man·toid; de·mar·cate; de·mar·ca·tion; de·mar·ca·tor; de·march; de·marche; de·mar·ga·rin·ate; de·mark; de·mast; de·materialize; de·mat·i·a·ce·ae; …   English syllables

  • denitrator — de·nitrator …   English syllables

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