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Ammonium hydroxide

Definition of the noun ammonium hydroxide

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  1. a water solution of ammonia
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of ammonium hydroxide: ammonia / ammonia water
    • more generic word: liquid = a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure

Alternative definition of the noun ammonium hydroxide


  1. [inorganic compound] The ionic base, NH4+OH-, obtained by dissolving ammonia in water.


Ammonium hydroxide: Ammonia solution, also known as ammonium hydroxide, ammonia water, ammonical liquor, ammonia liquor, aqua ammonia, aqueous ammonia, or simply ammonia, is a solution of ammonia in water. It can be denoted by the symbols NH₃. Although the name ammonium hydroxide suggests an alkali with composition [NH₄⁺][OH−], it is actually impossible to isolate samples of NH₄OH, as these ions do not comprise a significant fraction of the total amount of ammonia except in extremely dilute solutions.

  • also known as Ammonia solution, Hydroxid amonný, Sulu Amonyak, Amonyak Çözeltisi

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

Regulatory citations AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE Synonyms Ammonia; Ammonia aqueous; Ammonia, aqueous solution; Ammonia, monohydrate; Ammonia solution; Ammonia solution, strong; Ammonia water; Ammonia water 29%; Ammonium ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Many cleaning products contain ammonium hydroxide but do not include it on the label . Ammonium hydroxide is the "ammonia" commonly used for dry cleaning and alone or in other products as a general purpose housebold cleaner; it is a ...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

See Hydrolyzed Collagen and Surfactants AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE • Ammonia Water. A weak alkali formed when ammonia dissolves in water and exists only in solution. A clear, colorless liquid. It is used as a denaturant (see) and pH (see) ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Inorganic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

See also ammonium hydroxide. ammoniacal Describing a solution in aqueous ammonia. ammonia-soda process See Solvay process. ammonia solution See ammonium hydroxide. ammonium alum See alum. ammonium carbonate (sal ...

Google previewDictionary of Physical Sciences (1976)

by John Daintith

The compound NH4OH (ammonium hydroxide) is unstable and cannot be isolated. M .pt ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

ammonium hydroxide amine Member of a group of organic chemical substances in which one or more of the hydrogen atoms of ammonia (NH3) have been replaced by a hydrocarbon group. In primary amines one, in secondary amines two ...

Google previewCondensed Encyclopedia of Polymer Engineering Terms (2012)

by Nicholas P Cheremisinoff

—Sodium Hydroxide, Ammonium Hydroxide, Calcium Hydroxide (Slaked Lime), Calcium Oxide (Ouick Lime These bases are highly soluble in water. Concentrated solutions are highly corrosive. They are worse than most ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Meat Sciences (2014)

Ammonium hydroxide has been used to replace some or all of the phosphates in injection brines in an effort to increase meat tenderness. Adding 0.5%, 1.0%, or 2.0% ammonium hydroxide to ground beef has been shown to increase pH and ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Food and Cooking (1998)

by Charles Gordon Sinclair

Calcium hydroxide, a weak hase used as a firming agent in sweets (E}527 Ammonium hydroxide, a weak hase used as a diluent and solvent for food colours and as an acidity regulator for cocoa (E)528 Magnesium hydroxide, ...

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