<chemistry> To combine or impregnate with nitrogen; to convert, by oxidation, into nitrous or nitric acid; to subject to, or produce by, nitrification.

Origin: Niter + -fy: cf. F. Nitrifer. See Niter.

(01 Mar 1998)

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