ammonate

1 of 2

verb

am·​mo·​nate
ˈaməˌnāt
-ed/-ing/-s
: to combine with ammonia to form only one product without decomposition (as in ammonolysis) of the ammonia
ammonation
ˌaməˈnāshən
noun
plural -s

ammonate

2 of 2

variant of ammoniate:2

Word History

Etymology

Verb

ammonia + -ate

First Known Use

Verb

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ammonate was in 1890

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“Ammonate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ammonate. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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