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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, as food for plants.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884 Various

By diluting it with water it becomes the spirits of hartshorn, or ammonia water.
Harper’s Round Table, July 16, 1895 Various

To do this pin the paper inside a box, a wooden soap-box is just the thing, and set it over a saucer of ammonia water.
Harper’s Round Table, August 20, 1895 Various

The tendency here as elsewhere was to apply too much of the ammonia water.
The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott

Added to the same original nitric acid solution, several drops of ammonia water would detect copper by a blue color.
The A B C of Mining Charles A. Bramble

Have two other dishes with clear water in one and ammonia water in the other.
Public School Domestic Science Mrs. J. Hoodless

The solution is a mixture of ammonia water and a few ounces of salt.
The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 Various

Do not confuse this latter remedy with ammonia water used for cleansing things.
Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts Girl Scouts


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