ammoniac

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{n} a gummy refinous substance, also a volatile alkali very pungent
{a} pertaining to ammony
the aromatic gum of the ammoniac plant
pertaining to or containing or similar to ammonia
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
It has a peculiar smell, and a nauseous, sweet taste, followed by a bitter one
The concrete juice (gum resin) of an umbelliferous plant, the Dorema ammoniacum
{i} ammonia-based gas (Chemistry)
It is brought chiefly from Persia in the form of yellowish tears, which occur singly, or are aggregated into masses
the aromatic gum of the ammoniac plant pertaining to or containing or similar to ammonia
{s} ammoniacal, of ammonia (type of gas)
Of or pertaining to ammonia, or possessing its properties; as, an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas
armoniac
sal ammoniac
a rare mineral composed of ammonium chloride found around volcanic fumaroles and guano deposits
sal ammoniac
ammonium chloride
sal-ammoniac
Alternative spelling of sal ammoniac
gum ammoniac
The concrete juice (gum resin) of an umbelliferous plant, the Dorema ammoniacum
gum ammoniac
It has a peculiar smell, and a nauseous, sweet taste, followed by a bitter one
gum ammoniac
It is brought chiefly from Persia in the form of yellowish tears, which occur singly, or are aggregated into masses
gum ammoniac
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
sal ammoniac
white salt used in dry batteries; systemic acidifying agent which was formerly used as a diuretic and an expectorant (Medicine)
sal ammoniac
ammonium chloride: a white salt used in dry cells
ammoniac

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    am·mo·ni·ac

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    Etymologie

    [ &-'mO-nE-"ak ] (noun.) 15th century. Middle English and Latin; Middle English, from Latin ammoniacum, from Greek ammOniakon, from neuter of ammOniakos of Ammon.

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