ammoniate

verb
am·​mo·​ni·​ate | \ə-ˈmō-nē-ˌāt \
ammoniated; ammoniating

Definition of ammoniate 

transitive verb

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

2 : to subject to ammonification

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Other Words from ammoniate

ammoniation \-​ˌmō-​nē-​ˈā-​shən \ noun

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Leave products that contain sugar, corn syrup, cane molasses, fructose, glucose, and ammoniated glycyrrhizin (a licorice extract) on the shelf. Rebecca Straus, Good Housekeeping, "5 Terrible Ingredients In Pet Food," 17 June 2016

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First Known Use of ammoniate

1791, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of ammoniate was in 1791

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ammoniate

transitive verb
am·​mo·​ni·​ate | \ə-ˈmō-nē-ˌāt \
ammoniated; ammoniating

Medical Definition of ammoniate 

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

2 : to subject to ammonification

Other Words from ammoniate

ammoniation \-​ˌmō-​nē-​ˈā-​shən \ noun

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