nitrate

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  • Here all countries came to get their nitrates for agriculture and powder making. Cited from Creative Chemistry, by Edwin E. Slosson
  • They do not do well in fish tanks with high nitrate levels.
  • However, like almost all fish it will not tolerate high levels of nitrates.
  • Production by nitrate is thus referred to as new production.
  • Potassium nitrate, due to its early and global use and production, has many names.
  • Long acting nitrates can be more useful as they are generally more effective and stable in the short term.
  • Thus, silver nitrate is no longer in common use.
  • No original German nitrate prints of the film are known to still exist.
  • Left over nitrates are removed through regular partial water changes.
  • High levels of nitrates in some wells are due to local, most likely agricultural, sources.
  • The original nitrate copies were believed to have been destroyed in the 1960s.
  • The development of other methods of producing nitrates will probably render this plant less important for that purpose than formerly. Cited from Complete State of the Union Addresses
  • Development of other methods show that nitrates can probably be produced at less cost than by the use of hydroelectric power. Cited from State of the Union, Calvin Coolidge
  • Some time later, Warner Brothers asked for their nitrate materials to be returned to them.
  • Three of the nitrates form a bridge in each of three dimensions.
  • This results in the medium around the plants roots becoming alkaline when they take up nitrate.
  • Some adults can be more susceptible to the effects of nitrates than others.
  • These nitrates are soluble in water and can be easily used by plant roots. Cited from The First Book of Farming, by Charles L. Goodrich
  • This will result eventually in the production of nitrates. Cited from The Story Of Germ Life, by H. W. Conn
  • A frame showing nitrate decomposition, taken from a silent film in my private collection.
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Meaning of nitrate

  • noun Any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
  • verb Treat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound into a nitrate
    nitroglycerin is obtained by nitrating glycerol