ammoniate

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verb am·mo·ni·ate \ə-ˈmō-nē-ˌāt\

Definition of ammoniate

ammoniated

ammoniating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to combine or impregnate with ammonia or an ammonium compound

  3. 2 :  to subject to ammonification

ammoniation

play \-ˌmō-nē-ˈā-shən\ noun

Circa 1928

First Known Use of ammoniate

circa 1928


Medical Dictionary

ammoniate

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transitive verb am·mo·ni·ate \ə-ˈmō-nē-ˌāt\

Medical Definition of ammoniate

ammoniated

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ammoniating

  1. 1:  to combine or impregnate with ammonia or an ammonium compound

  2. 2:  to subject to ammonification

ammoniation

\-ˌmō-nē-ˈā-shən\play noun

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