Definition of 'nitrate'
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There are some filters that contain a resin which removes nitrates. Caring for your Unborn Child (1990)There are background levels of nitrates found everywhere both in soil and water. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)Nitrates have increased the yields of farms. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'nitrate'
British English: nitrate NOUN
Nitrate is a chemical compound that includes nitrogen and oxygen. Nitrates are used as fertilizers in agriculture.
High levels of nitrate occur here because of the heavy use of fertilizers.
Definition of nitrate from the Collins English Dictionary
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