a colorless to yellow, water-soluble, syrupy liquid, C 3 H 9 NO 3 , used chiefly in electroplating.
- Ammonium nitrate
a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, NH 4 NO 3 , usually produced by reacting nitric acid with vaporous ammonia: used chiefly in explosives, fertilizers, freezing mixtures, and in the manufacture of nitrous oxide. Contemporary Examples ammonium nitrate is extremely common, and pretty dangerous, and also extremely useful. The Most Dangerous Substance in America May Be […]
- Ammonium phosphate
. (loosely) diammonium phosphate. Historical Examples One millionth part of a pound of ammonium phosphate will also produce secretion. The Romance of Plant Life G. F. Scott Elliot Outing flannel is very dangerous unless treated with ammonium phosphate. Clothing and Health Helen Kinne Dissolve one quarter of a pound of ammonium phosphate, which costs about […]
- Ammonium purpurate
- Ammonium salt
any salt containing the NH 4 + ion, formed by the neutralization of ammonium hydroxide by an acid. Historical Examples On account of the formation of an ammonium salt in the reaction. The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. Julius Stieglitz The ammonium salt is most often employed, owing to […]