ammoniate

verb am·mo·ni·ate \ ə-ˈmō-nē-ˌāt \

Definition of ammoniate

ammoniated; ammoniating
1 : to combine or impregnate with ammonia or an ammonium compound
2 : to subject to ammonification

ammoniation

play \-ˌmō-nē-ˈā-shən\ noun

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First Known Use of ammoniate

1791

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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ammoniate

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

medical Definition of ammoniate

ammoniated; ammoniating
1 : to combine or impregnate with ammonia or an ammonium compound
2 : to subject to ammonification

ammoniation

play \-ˌmō-nē-ˈā-shən\ noun

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