ammonify
verb see ammonification

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ammonify — ☆ ammonify [ə män′i fī΄, əmōn′i fī΄ ] vi., vt. ammonified, ammonifying to undergo or cause to undergo ammonification …   English World dictionary

  • ammonify — ammonifier, n. /euh mon euh fuy , euh moh neuh /, v., ammonified, ammonifying. v.t. 1. to combine or impregnate with ammonia. 2. to form into ammonia or ammonium compounds. v.i. 3. to become ammonified; produce ammonification. [1910 15; AMMONI(A) …   Universalium

  • ammonify — verb Treat with ammonia; ammoniate See Also: ammonification …   Wiktionary

  • ammonify — am·mo·ni·fy …   English syllables

  • ammonify — am•mon•i•fy [[t]əˈmɒn əˌfaɪ, əˈmoʊ nə [/t]] v. fied, fy•ing 1) chem. to combine or impregnate with ammonia 2) chem. to form into ammonia or ammonium compounds 3) chem. to become ammonified; produce ammonification • Etymology: 1910–15 am•mon′i•fi… …   From formal English to slang

  • ammonify — verb treat with ammonia; cause to undergo ammonification • Derivationally related forms: ↑ammonification, ↑ammonium • Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science • Hypernyms: ↑impregnate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ammonification — noun Date: 1886 1. the act or process of ammoniating 2. decomposition with production of ammonia or ammonium compounds especially by the action of bacteria on nitrogenous organic matter • ammonify verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ammonifier — See ammonify. * * * …   Universalium

  • ammonification — noun impregnation with ammonia or a compound of ammonia • Derivationally related forms: ↑ammonify • Hypernyms: ↑permeation, ↑pervasion, ↑suffusion …   Useful english dictionary

  • ammonium ion — noun the ion NH4 derived from ammonia; behaves in many respects like an alkali metal ion (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑ammonium • Derivationally related forms: ↑ammonify (for: ↑ammonium) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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