ammoniate

[ uh-moh-nee-eyt ]
/ əˈmoʊ niˌeɪt /
Chemistry

verb (used with object), am·mo·ni·at·ed, am·mo·ni·at·ing.

to treat or cause to unite with ammonia.

noun

Also ammonate. a compound formed by adding ammonia in stoichiometric proportions to another compound, as CaCl2⋅8NH3 or CuSO4⋅4NH3.

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Origin of ammoniate

1835–45; ammoni(a) + -ate1 (for def 1), -ate2 (for def 2)

OTHER WORDS FROM ammoniate

am·mo·ni·a·tion, nounun·am·mo·ni·at·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ammoniate

ammoniate
/ (əˈməʊnɪˌeɪt) /

verb

to unite or treat with ammonia

noun

another name for ammine

Derived forms of ammoniate

ammoniation, noun
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