Haber process

Haber process

noun
a process for synthesizing ammonia from gaseous nitrogen and hydrogen under high pressure and temperature in the presence of a catalyst.

Origin:
named after Fritz Haber

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Haber process (ˈhɑːbə)
 
n
an industrial process for producing ammonia by reacting atmospheric nitrogen with hydrogen at about 200 atmospheres (2 × 107 pascals) and 500°C in the presence of a catalyst, usually iron
 
[named after Fritz Haber (1868--1934), German chemist]

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