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[sal voh-lat-l-ee] /ˈsæl voʊˈlæt lˌi/
an aromatic alcoholic solution of ammonium carbonate, the chief ingredient in smelling salts.
sal volatile
another name for ammonium carbonate
Also called spirits of ammonia, (archaic) hartshorn. a solution of ammonium carbonate in alcohol and aqueous ammonia, often containing aromatic oils, used as smelling salts


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