<chemistry> A salt of nitric acid. Nitrate of silver, a white crystalline salt (AgNO3), used in photography and as a cauterizing agent.
Synonyms: lunar caustic.
Origin: Cf. F. Nitrate.
(01 Mar 1998)
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nitrated, nitrate reductase, nitrate reductases
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