ammoniate \ammoniate\ v. 1. treat with ammonia; expose to ammonia [WordNet 1.5]

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  • ammoniate — [ə mō′nē āt΄; ] for n. [, ə mō′nēit, ə mō′nēāt΄] vt. ammoniated, ammoniating to mix or combine with ammonia n. any of several compounds containing ammonia ammoniation n …   English World dictionary

  • ammoniate — transitive verb ( ated; ating) Date: circa 1928 1. to combine or impregnate with ammonia or an ammonium compound 2. to subject to ammonification • ammoniation noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ammoniate — ammoniation, n. /euh moh nee ayt /, v., ammoniated, ammoniating, n. Chem. v.t. 1. to treat or cause to unite with ammonia. n. 2. Also, ammonate. a compound formed by adding ammonia in stoichiometric proportions to another compound, as CaCl2·8NH3… …   Universalium

  • ammoniate — 1. verb To treat with ammonia 2. noun Any compound containing ammonia bound as a ligand …   Wiktionary

  • ammoniate — am·mo·ni·ate ə mō nē .āt vt, at·ed; at·ing 1) to combine or impregnate with ammonia or an ammonium compound 2) to subject to ammonification am·mo·ni·a·tion .mō nē ā shən n * * * am·mo·ni·ate (ə moґne āt) 1. to treat or to combine with… …   Medical dictionary

  • ammoniate — (a mmo ni a t ) s. m. Ammoniure …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ammoniate — n. compound which contains ammonia v. produce a compound which contains ammonia; cause to unite with ammonia; treat with ammonia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ammoniate — am·mo·ni·ate …   English syllables

  • ammoniate — am•mo•ni•ate [[t]əˈmoʊ niˌeɪt[/t]] v. t. at•ed, at•ing chem. to treat or cause to unite with ammonia • Etymology: 1835–45 am•mo ni•a′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • ammoniate — verb treat with ammonia • Derivationally related forms: ↑ammonia • Hypernyms: ↑process, ↑treat • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

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