ammonify

[ uh-mon-uh-fahy, uh-moh-nuh- ]
/ əˈmɒn əˌfaɪ, əˈmoʊ nə- /

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.

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Origin of ammonify

First recorded in 1910–15; ammoni(a) + -fy

OTHER WORDS FROM ammonify

am·mon·i·fi·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ammonify

ammonify
/ (əˈmɒnɪˌfaɪ, əˈməʊnɪ-) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied

to treat or impregnate with ammonia or a compound of ammonia

Derived forms of ammonify

ammonification, noun
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