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Definition of Nitrate

Nitrate
Nitrate Ni"trate, n. [Cf. F. nitrate.] (Chem.) A salt of nitric acid. Nitrate of silver, a white crystalline salt (AgNO3), used in photography and as a cauterizing agent; -- called also lunar caustic.

Meaning of Nitrate from wikipedia

- Nitrate is a polyatomic ion with the chemical formula NO− 3. Salts containing this ion are called nitrates. Nitrates are common components of fertilizers...
- Pot****ium nitrate or Indian Saltpetre is a chemical compound with the chemical formula KNO 3. It is an ionic salt of pot****ium ions K+ and nitrate ions NO3−...
- Ammonium nitrate is a chemical compound with the chemical formula NH4NO3. It is a white crystalline solid consisting of ions of ammonium and nitrate. It is...
- Silver nitrate is an inorganic compound with chemical formula AgNO 3. This salt is a versatile precursor to many other silver compounds, such as those...
- In organic chemistry, nitration is a general class of chemical processes for the introduction of a nitro group into an organic compound. The term also...
- Sodium nitrate is the chemical compound with the formula NaNO 3. This alkali metal nitrate salt is also known as Chile saltpeter (large deposits of which...
- Copper(II) nitrate describes any member of the family of inorganic compounds with the formula Cu(NO3)2(H2O)x. The hydrates are blue solids. Anhydrous...
- Amyl nitrate is the chemical compound with the formula CH3(CH2)4ONO2. This molecule consists of the 5-carbon amyl group attached to a nitrate functional...
- Magnesium nitrate refers to inorganic compounds with the formula Mg(NO3)2(H2O)x, where x = 6, 2, and 0. All are white solids. The anhydrous material is...
- Calcium nitrate, also called Norgessalpeter (Norwegian salpeter), is an inorganic compound with the formula Ca(NO3)2. This colourless salt absorbs moisture...