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ammonia

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am=mo=nia

CIDE DICTIONARY

ammonian. [From sal ammoniac, which was first obtaining near the temple of Jupiter Ammon, by burning camel's dung. See Ammoniac.].
     A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, NH3, with a pungent smell and taste: -- often called volatile alkali, and spirits of hartshorn.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ammonia, n.
1 a colourless strongly alkaline gas with a characteristic pungent smell.

Usage
Chem. formula: NH3 2 (in full ammonia water) (in general use) a solution of ammonia gas in water.
Etymology
mod.L f. SAL AMMONIAC

THESAURUS

ammonia

Dry Ice, Freon, acetylene, argon, asphyxiating gas, butane, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, castor-bean meal, chlorine, coal gas, commercial fertilizer, compost, coolant, dressing, dung, enrichener, ethane, ether, ethyl chloride, ethylene, fertilizer, fluorine, formaldehyde, freezing mixture, guano, helium, hydrogen, ice, ice cubes, illuminating gas, krypton, lewisite, liquid air, liquid helium, liquid oxygen, manure, marsh gas, methane, muck, mustard gas, natural gas, neon, night soil, nitrate, nitrogen, organic fertilizer, oxygen, ozone, phosphate, poison gas, propane, radon, refrigerant, sewer gas, superphosphate, xenon

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ammonia

Gaseity

N gaseity, vaporousness, flatulence, flatulency, volatility, aeration, aerification, elastic fluid, gas, air, vapor, ether, steam, essence, fume, reek, effluvium, flatus, cloud, ammonia, ammoniacal gas, volatile alkali, vacuum, partial vacuum, pneumatics, pneumatostatics, aerostatics, aerodynamics, gasmeter, gasometer, air bladder, swimming bladder, sound, (of a fish), gaseous, aeriform, ethereal, aerial, airy, vaporous, volatile, evaporable, flatulent.


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