nitridation

[ nī′trĭ-dāshən ]

n.

The formation of nitrogen compounds through the action of ammonia.

Nearby words

  1. nitre,
  2. nitric,
  3. nitric acid,
  4. nitric bacteria,
  5. nitric oxide,
  6. nitride,
  7. nitriding,
  8. nitriding steel,
  9. nitrification,
  10. nitrifier


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