synthetic ammonia process

noun

: any of several processes (such as the Haber process or the Claude process) for the manufacture of ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen under conditions of high temperature and pressure in the presence of a catalyst (such as a promoted iron catalyst) compare nitrogen fixation sense 1

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“Synthetic ammonia process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/synthetic%20ammonia%20process. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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