Ammoniacal liquor



a concentrated solution of ammonia, ammonium compounds, and sulfur compounds, obtained as a by-product in the destructive distillation of bituminous coal.
Historical Examples

It is generally prepared from the ammoniacal liquor obtained as a by-product on distilling coal.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various

The liquid products of the destructive distillation of coal are tar and ammoniacal liquor.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4 Various

The ammoniacal liquor must be treated with hydrosulphuret of ammonia as long as it is clouded, then thrown upon a filter.
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure

It should be provided with an overflow pipe for the tar and ammoniacal liquor.
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure

By adding sulphuric acid to the ammoniacal liquor distilled over from the coal, &c., the salt is crystallized out.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 5 Various

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