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ammoniate

[uh-moh-nee-eyt] /əˈmoʊ niˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), ammoniated, ammoniating.
1.
to treat or cause to unite with ammonia.
noun
2.
Also, ammonate. a compound formed by adding ammonia in stoichiometric proportions to another compound, as CaCl 2 ⋅8NH 3 or CuSO 4 ⋅4NH 3 .
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; ammoni(a) + -ate1 (def 1), -ate2 (def 2)
Related forms
ammoniation, noun
unammoniated, adjective
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  • Mixed fertilizer manufacturing, therefore, will be limited to plants which ammoniate or ammoniate-granulate phosphate materials.
British Dictionary definitions for ammoniate

ammoniate

/əˈməʊnɪˌeɪt/
verb
1.
to unite or treat with ammonia
noun
2.
another name for ammine
Derived Forms
ammoniation, noun
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