[uh-mon-uh-fahy, uh-moh-nuh-]

verb (used with object), am·mon·i·fied, am·mon·i·fy·ing.

to combine or impregnate with ammonia.
to form into ammonia or ammonium compounds.

verb (used without object), am·mon·i·fied, am·mon·i·fy·ing.

to become ammonified; produce ammonification.

Origin of ammonify

First recorded in 1910–15; ammoni(a) + -fy
Related formsam·mon·i·fi·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for ammonify


verb -fies, -fying or -fied

to treat or impregnate with ammonia or a compound of ammonia
Derived Formsammonification, noun
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