a white, crystalline solid, CH 4 N 2 O, soluble in alcohol, that is converted into urea when heated.
- Ammonium hydroxide
a basic compound, NH 4 OH, existing only in solution, formed by dissolving ammonia gas in water. Historical Examples It should, therefore, show the chemical characteristics of a base much more decidedly than the ammonium hydroxide solution. The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. Julius Stieglitz These organic betanes are […]
- Ammonium ion
noun the ion NH4+, formed from ammonia and present in aqueous solutions of ammonia and in many salts
- Ammonium lactate
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 […]