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Ammonia vs. Ammoniac

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Ammonianoun

(inorganic compound) A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, NH3, with a pungent smell and taste

Ammoniacadjective

Of or relating to ammonia, or possessing its properties.

β€˜an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas’;

Ammonianoun

a solution of this compound in water used domestically as a cleaning fluid

Ammoniacadjective

Of, pertaining, or containing ammonia, or possessing its properties; as, an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas.

Ammonianoun

A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, NH3, with a pungent smell and taste: - often called volatile alkali, and spirits of hartshorn.

Ammoniacnoun

The concrete juice (gum resin) of an umbelliferous plant, the Dorema ammoniacum. It is brought chiefly from Persia in the form of yellowish tears, which occur singly, or are aggregated into masses. It has a peculiar smell, and a nauseous, sweet taste, followed by a bitter one. It is inflammable, partially soluble in water and in spirit of wine, and is used in medicine as an expectorant and resolvent, and for the formation of certain plasters.

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Ammonianoun

a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)

Ammoniacnoun

the aromatic gum of the ammoniac plant

Ammonianoun

a water solution of ammonia

Ammoniacadjective

pertaining to or containing or similar to ammonia

Ammonianoun

a colourless gas with a characteristic pungent smell, which dissolves in water to give a strongly alkaline solution.

Ammonianoun

a solution of ammonia, used as a cleaning fluid.

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Ammonia

Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3. A stable binary hydride, and the simplest pnictogen hydride, ammonia is a colourless gas with a distinct characteristic of a pungent smell.

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