a concentrated solution of ammonia, ammonium compounds, and sulfur compounds, obtained as a by-product in the destructive distillation of bituminous coal.
- Ammonia solution
(def 2). Historical Examples A saturated solution of potassium carbonate may be substituted for the ammonia solution. The Barnet Book of Photography Various A third is made with tartaric acid and nitrate of silver, dissolved in ammonia solution, and coloured. Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth Tea should not turn black upon immersion […]
- Ammonia water
(def 2). Historical Examples The ammonia water may be made of any strength by diluting if necessary. The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 Various The chalk is cheap and can be procured with the ammonia water. The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 Various The ammonia water furnishes large quantities of salts to be used, among other applications, […]
ammonia-lyase ammonia-lyase n. Any of various enzymes that remove ammonia or an amino compound by breaking the C-N bond, leaving a C=C.
Also, ammoniacum [am-uh-nahy-uh-kuh m] /ˌæm əˈnaɪ ə kəm/ (Show IPA). . . Historical Examples Sal ammoniac or ammonium nitrate when dissolved in water produce a much more marked cooling effect than does table salt. Physics Willis Eugene Tower I do not know,’ he once wrote, ‘what is precisely meant by “ammoniac manure.” The Earl of […]
consisting of, containing, or using ammonia. like ammonia. Historical Examples Mr Hickey proposed the utilisation of the ammoniacal products resulting from his process. Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley To the last is added an ammoniacal solution of a salt of gold. Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley His chief work was the […]