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am·mon·i·fi·ca·tion

 (ə-mŏn′ə-fĭ-kā′shən, ə-mō′nə-)
n.
1. Impregnation with ammonia or an ammonium compound.
2. Production of ammonia or ammonium compounds in the decomposition of organic matter, especially through the action of bacteria.

am·mon′i·fy′ v.
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ammonify

(əˈmɒnɪˌfaɪ; əˈməʊnɪ-)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Chemistry) to treat or impregnate with ammonia or a compound of ammonia
amˌmonifiˈcation n
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am•mon•i•fy

(əˈmɒn əˌfaɪ, əˈmoʊ nə-)

v. -fied, -fy•ing. v.t.
1. to combine or impregnate with ammonia.
2. to form into ammonia or ammonium compounds.
v.i.
3. to become ammonified; produce ammonification.
[1910–15]
am•mon′i•fi`er, n.
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ammonify


Past participle: ammonified
Gerund: ammonifying

Imperative
ammonify
ammonify
Present
I ammonify
you ammonify
he/she/it ammonifies
we ammonify
you ammonify
they ammonify
Preterite
I ammonified
you ammonified
he/she/it ammonified
we ammonified
you ammonified
they ammonified
Present Continuous
I am ammonifying
you are ammonifying
he/she/it is ammonifying
we are ammonifying
you are ammonifying
they are ammonifying
Present Perfect
I have ammonified
you have ammonified
he/she/it has ammonified
we have ammonified
you have ammonified
they have ammonified
Past Continuous
I was ammonifying
you were ammonifying
he/she/it was ammonifying
we were ammonifying
you were ammonifying
they were ammonifying
Past Perfect
I had ammonified
you had ammonified
he/she/it had ammonified
we had ammonified
you had ammonified
they had ammonified
Future
I will ammonify
you will ammonify
he/she/it will ammonify
we will ammonify
you will ammonify
they will ammonify
Future Perfect
I will have ammonified
you will have ammonified
he/she/it will have ammonified
we will have ammonified
you will have ammonified
they will have ammonified
Future Continuous
I will be ammonifying
you will be ammonifying
he/she/it will be ammonifying
we will be ammonifying
you will be ammonifying
they will be ammonifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ammonifying
you have been ammonifying
he/she/it has been ammonifying
we have been ammonifying
you have been ammonifying
they have been ammonifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ammonifying
you will have been ammonifying
he/she/it will have been ammonifying
we will have been ammonifying
you will have been ammonifying
they will have been ammonifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ammonifying
you had been ammonifying
he/she/it had been ammonifying
we had been ammonifying
you had been ammonifying
they had been ammonifying
Conditional
I would ammonify
you would ammonify
he/she/it would ammonify
we would ammonify
you would ammonify
they would ammonify
Past Conditional
I would have ammonified
you would have ammonified
he/she/it would have ammonified
we would have ammonified
you would have ammonified
they would have ammonified
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.ammonify - treat with ammonia; cause to undergo ammonification
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
impregnate, saturate - infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"
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At this time, much of the nitrogen is ammonified, and ammonia is given off by many of the urea loving bacteria, which starts to raise the pH.