Aromatic spirits of ammonia



a nearly colorless liquid containing ammonia, ammonium carbonate, alcohol, and aromatic oils, used orally as an antacid and carminative and, by inhalation, as a stimulant in the treatment of faintness.

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  • Aromatically

    having an ; fragrant or sweet-scented; odoriferous. Chemistry. of or relating to an or compounds. a plant, drug, or medicine yielding a fragrant , as sage or certain spices and oils. . Historical Examples This same person once said that his wife had had a “historical” fit, in consequence of eating “aromatically” sealed salmon. A […]

  • Aromaticity

    the quality or state of being . Chemistry. the property of being or resembling any of the compounds. noun the property of certain planar cyclic conjugated molecules, esp benzene, of behaving like unsaturated molecules and undergoing substitution reactions rather than addition as a result of delocalization of electrons in the ring the quality or state […]



  • Aromatize

    to make or fragrant. Historical Examples An almost imponderable quantity of this essential oil will suffice to aromatize a gallon of water. Scientific American, Volume XXXVI., No. 8, February 24, 1877 Various Then put the same quantity of ants as before; do this three times, then aromatize the spirit with cinnamon. Aphrodisiacs and Anti-aphrodisiacs: Three […]

  • Aromatization

    the conversion of aliphatic or alicyclic compounds to hydrocarbons.



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