a tan, waxlike, water-insoluble solid, C 18 H 39 NO 2 , used chiefly in the manufacture of cosmetics.
- Ammonium sulfate
a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, (NH 4) 2 SO 4 , used chiefly as a fertilizer. ammonium sulfate A brownish-gray to white crystalline salt used in fertilizers and water purification. Chemical formula: (NH4)2SO4.
- Ammonium thiocyanate
a colorless, crystalline, deliquescent, water-soluble solid, CH 4 N 2 S, used chiefly as a herbicide and as a fixative in textile printing.
- Ammonium sulphate
noun a white soluble crystalline solid used mainly as a fertilizer and in water purification. Formula: (NH4)2SO4 Historical Examples Add a few drops of sodium nitroprusside solution, make alkaline with ammonia, then saturate with ammonium sulphate crystals. The Elements of Bacteriological Technique John William Henry Eyre The reduction may be accelerated by the addition of […]
- Ammonium thiosulfate
a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, (NH 4) 2 S 2 O 3 , used chiefly in the manufacture of cleaning compounds for alloys having a tin or lead base.