Pronunciation: (u-mō'nē-āt"), [key]
—v., -at•ed, -at•ing,
to treat or cause to unite with ammonia.
Also,ammonate.a compound formed by adding ammonia in stoichiometric proportions to another compound, as CaCl2·8NH3 or CuSO4·4NH3.
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