Haber process


noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for haber process

Haber process

noun

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 for Haber process

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