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Haber process

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

Origin of Haber process

named after Fritz Haber
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Haber process

noun
  1. an industrial process for producing ammonia by reacting atmospheric nitrogen with hydrogen at about 200 atmospheres (2 × 10 7 pascals) and 500°C in the presence of a catalyst, usually iron

Word Origin

named after Fritz Haber (1868–1934), German chemist
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