Definition of Haber process in English:

Haber process

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːbə
(also Haber–Bosch process)


[mass noun]
  • An industrial process for producing ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen, using an iron catalyst at high temperature and pressure.
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    • The Haber process itself is about 100 years old.
    • One will want to convert H 2 promptly to NH 3 via the high-temperature Haber process.
    • The Haber process allowed the mass production of fertilizers, which has fueled a boom in agricultural productivity.


named after Fritz Haber (1868–1934) and Carl Bosch (1874–1940), German chemists.

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