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a salt or ester of nitric acid, containing the anion NO3− or the group —NO3. sodium nitrate, potassium nitrate, or ammonium nitrate, used as fertilizer:the fertilizer is usually a basic nitrate
verb [with object]
treat (a substance) with nitric acid (typically a concentrated mixture of nitric and sulfuric acids), especially so as to introduce nitro groups.