Definitions of ammonia

  1. a water solution of ammonia Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, NH3, with a pungent smell and taste: - often called volatile alkali, and spirits of hartshorn. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A clear, sharp or pungentgas, readily soluble in water: used in medicine, in manufacturing ice, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Volatile alkali. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A pungent gas; also, a solution of this gas in water, called spirits of hartshorn, aqua ammonia, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. A transparent pungent gas; a substance used in medicine and the arts, from which hartshorn is made; the volatile alkali. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for ammonia

  1. Thus it is with nitrate of soda, sulphate of ammonia acid phosphate, muriate and sulphate of potash, and all other fertilizer materials. – Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  2. Lewis was left alone, quite helpless because of the ammonia fumes. – Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails by Victor Appleton