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Definition of Ammoniac

Ammoniac
Ammoniac Am*mo"ni*ac, Ammoniacal Am`mo*ni"a*cal, a. Of or pertaining to ammonia, or possessing its properties; as, an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas. Ammoniacal engine, an engine in which the vapor of ammonia is used as the motive force. Sal ammoniac [L. sal ammoniacus], the salt usually called chloride of ammonium, and formerly muriate of ammonia.
Ammoniac
Ammoniac Am*mo"ni*ac(or Gum ammoniac Gum` am*mo"ni*ac, n. [L. Ammoniacum, Gr. ? a resinous gum, said to distill from a tree near the temple of Jupiter Ammon; cf. F. ammoniac. See Ammonite.] (Med.) The concrete juice (gum resin) of an umbelliferous plant, the Dorema ammoniacum. It is brought chiefly from Persia in the form of yellowish tears, which occur singly, or are aggregated into masses. It has a peculiar smell, and a nauseous, sweet taste, followed by a bitter one. It is inflammable, partially soluble in water and in spirit of wine, and is used in medicine as an expectorant and resolvent, and for the formation of certain plasters.

Meaning of Ammoniac from wikipedia

- found in small quantities in rainwater, whereas ammonium chloride (sal ammoniac), and ammonium sulfate are found in volcanic districts; crystals of ammonium...
- Salammoniac, also sal ammoniac or salmiac, is a rare naturally occurring mineral composed of ammonium chloride, NH4Cl. It forms colorless, white, or yellow-brown...
- soluble in water. Solutions of ammonium chloride are mildly acidic. Sal ammoniac is a name of the natural, mineralogical form of ammonium chloride. The...
- variety of liquorice flavoured with the ingredient "salmiak salt" (sal ammoniac; ammonium chloride), and is a common confectionery found in the Nordic...
- Ammonia****, or gum ammoniac, is a gum-resin exuded from the stem of the perennial herb Dorema ammonia**** of the umbel family (Apiaceae). The plant grows...
- Hammoniacus sal. Evidence exists of use in the 13th century by alchemists as sal ammoniac. In the 14th century's The Canterbury Tales, a character purports to use...
- Armenian bole, also known as bolus armenus or bole armoniac, is an earthy clay, usually red, native to Armenia but also found in other places. The term...
- Lithium MagnesiumPhosphorus Platinum ☽☉ Pot****ium Sulfur 🜏 🜍 Zinc Sal ammoniac (ammonium chloride) 🜹 * Aqua fortis (nitric acid) 🜅 A.F. Aqua regia (nitro-hydrochloric...
- furnace with mercury and sal ammoniac; silver with common salt and alkali salt; copper with salt and sulfur; iron with sal ammoniac and vinegar; tin with antimony;...
- yellow/C****el yellowoxychloride of lead, formed by heating litharge with sal ammoniac Mercurius praecipitatus – red mercuric oxide Milk of Sulfur (lac sulphuris)...
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