Definition of nitridation in English:

nitridation

Pronunciation /nʌɪtrɪˈdeɪʃn/ /nʌɪtrʌɪˈdeɪʃn/

noun

Chemistry
  • A reaction analogous to oxidation but involving nitrogen or ammonia rather than oxygen or water; (Metallurgy) the process or an instance of nitriding an alloy.

Origin

Early 20th century. From nitride + -ation, after oxidation.