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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ni·trate /ˈnaɪˌtret, trət/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ni·trate /ˈnaɪˌtret, trət/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ni·trate n.  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, and more commonly called silver nitrate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or
          ester of nitric acid)
      v : treat with nitric acid, so as to change an organic compound
          into a nitrate; "nitroglycerin is obtained by nitrating