denitrify

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de- + nitro- + -ify

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denitrify (third-person singular simple present denitrifies, present participle denitrifying, simple past and past participle denitrified)

  1. (transitive, chemistry) to remove nitrogen, often through the breakdown of nitrogenous compounds and the release of nitrogen gas.

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