Haber process
noun Etymology: Fritz Haber died 1934 German chemist Date: 1916 a catalytic process for synthesizing ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen

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  • Haber process — The Haber process, also called the Haber–Bosch process, is the nitrogen fixation reaction of nitrogen and hydrogen, over an iron substrate, to produce ammonia. Enriching the Earth: Fritz Haber, Carl Bosch, and the Transformation of World Food… …   Wikipedia

  • Haber process — noun an industrial process for producing ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen by combining them under high pressure in the presence of an iron catalyst • Syn: ↑Haber Bosch process • Hypernyms: ↑industrial process …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haber process — a process for synthesizing ammonia from gaseous nitrogen and hydrogen under high pressure and temperature in the presence of a catalyst. [named after Fritz HABER] * * * …   Universalium

  • Haber process — /ˈhabə ˌproʊsɛs/ (say hahbuh .prohses) noun an industrial process for preparing ammonia from atmospheric nitrogen, whereby nitrogen is heated with hydrogen under high pressure in the presence of a catalyst; gaseous ammonia being formed according… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Haber — means to have... in Spanish as an auxiliary verb. For the conjugation, see the conjugation table.Haber can refer to: * The Haber process, the method of synthesizing ammonia from hydrogen and nitrogen. * The Born Haber cycle, an approach to… …   Wikipedia

  • Haber-Boschprocess — Haber Bosch process (häʹbər bôshʹ) n. See Haber process.   [After Haber, Fritz, and KarlBosch (1874 1940), German chemist.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Haber, Fritz — (1868–1934)    German chemist and Nobel laureate, 1918. Haber developed a process for synthesizing ammonia from hydrogen and nitrogen by combining them under pressure, using iron as a catalyst. The Haber process, as it was called, was adapted for …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Haber-Bosch process — noun an industrial process for producing ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen by combining them under high pressure in the presence of an iron catalyst • Syn: ↑Haber process • Hypernyms: ↑industrial process …   Useful english dictionary

  • HABER, FRITZ — (1868–1934), German physical chemist and Nobel laureate. Haber was born in Breslau, the son of a prosperous chemical and dye merchant and an alderman of the city. After a period in industry and business, he went in 1893 to the Technische… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Haber, Fritz — born Dec. 9, 1868, Breslau, Silesia, Prussia died Jan. 29, 1934, Basel, Switz. German physical chemist. After early research in electrochemistry and thermodynamics, he developed, with his brother in law Carl Bosch (1874–1940), the Haber Bosch… …   Universalium

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