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Definition of the noun ammonia

What does ammonia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ammonias

  1. a water solution of ammonia
  2. a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)

Alternative definition of the noun ammonia


  1. [inorganic compound] A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, NH3, with a pungent smell and taste.


Ammonia: An alternative rock band from Australia, Ammonia made a name for themselves in the 1990s, producing a mixture of grunge and guitar pop. The group began in 1992, initially comprising guitarist Dave Johnstone, drummer Alan Balmont and bass player Phil Natt. This line up performed under the name Fuzzswirl, and following departure of Natt, continued to perform with a variety of bass players around their hometown of Perth. It wasn't until 1993 when bassist Simon Hensworth joined the group that the name was changed to Ammonia. The band was considering the name "Glorious Noise Earthquake", but selected Ammonia for its simplicity after Hensworth stumbled across the word in a science textbook.


"Ammonia" is a musical album of Celer.

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Phrases with Ammonia

Phrases starting with the word Ammonia:

  1. ammonia alum
  2. ammonia clock
  3. ammonia water
  4. Ammonia borane
  5. Ammonia Tepida
  6. Ammonia Caramel
  7. Ammonia beccarii
  8. Ammonia jacksoni
  9. Ammonia Americana
  10. Ammonia Chloropus
  11. Ammonia sarmientoi
  12. Ammonia rolshauseni

Phrases ending with the word Ammonia:

  1. 880 Ammonia
  2. Liquid Ammonia
  3. Hesperia Ammonia
  4. Torellia ammonia
  5. Triphora ammonia
  6. Bomolocha Ammonia
  7. Choranthus Ammonia
  8. spirits of ammonia

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ammonia

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Google previewSustainable Energy Systems and Applications (2011)

by Ibrahim Dincer, Calin Zamfirescu

Ammonia is a substance formed from hydrogen, the most abundant chemical element of the universe, and nitrogen, the major component of the terrestrial atmosphere (79%). It is interesting to note that the second major component of the ...

Google previewLcg Ol Chemistry

Ammonia is a colourless gas with a strong smell. 2 Ammonia is an alkali: • Aqueous ammonia contains hydroxide ions, OH" • It turns damp red litmus paper blue. < — • It turns Universal Indicator blue (showing a pH of about 1 3). • It reacts ...

Google previewReverse Osmosis (2015)

Design, Processes, and Applications for Engineers by Jane Kucera

Free ammonia is a gas and as such, is not rejected by a polyamide RO membrane. Additionally, free ammonia in water will swell a polyamide RO membrane, causing it to pass more dissolved solids. The presence of the ammonia is a function ...

Google previewIntroduction to Mass Spectrometry (2007)

Instrumentation, Applications, and Strategies for Data Interpretation by J. Throck Watson, O. David Sparkman

Ammonia is a reagent gas of relatively high proton affinity (Table 7-1), but nitrogen-containing compounds are sufficiently good...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine (1845)

Comprising Treatises on the Nature and Treatment of Diseases, Materia Medica and Therapeutics, Medical Jurisprudence, Etc., Etc by Sir John Forbes, Alexander Tweedie, John Conolly

Ammonia is the most ment consist in convulsion, hiccup, vomiting, de- purely stimulant, and is, therefore, best adapted to lirium, palpitation or cough, it is of the utmost cases in which there is least of local irritation, or importance that it should be ...

Google previewSynthetic Nitrogen Products (2004)

A Practical Guide to the Products and Processes by Gary Maxwell

Anhydrous ammonia is the basic raw material in a host of applications and in the manufacture of fertilizers, livestock feeds, commercial and military explosives, polymer intermediates, and miscellaneous chemicals35. On a worldwide basis, ...

Google previewAmerican Druggist and Pharmaceutical Record (1896)

Therefore free ammonia is a measure of the decomposed organic matter in the water, and albuminoid ammonia is a measure of the unchanged organic matter. Two objections will be at once raised. First, how can you tell whether the organic ...

Google previewBiomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences with Patient Care Correlations (2014)

by Dean Pacific University Oregon School of Pharmacy Reza Karimi, Reza Karimi

Ammonia is a Lewis base because it donates a pair of electrons to H+. e Lewis acid–base denition is much broader than the Brønsted denition. In other words, it includes acids and bases that neither the Arrhenius nor Brønsted denition covers.

Google previewMixtures, Compounds, & Solutions (2004)

by Carol Baldwin

Ammonia is a compound made by joining nitrogen and hydrogen. In this model of ...

Google previewComparison of Mars aircraft propulsion systems

Ammonia is a stable compound that can be stored in Teflon, 18-8 stainless steel, aluminum or polyethylene. It is mildly toxic but can be ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry: on the basis of Mr. Nicholson's, etc (1835)

by Andrew URE

Ammonia, 21.5 17.

Google previewBritish Encyclopedia (1819)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

Barytes Barytes Potash Lime Barytes Barytes Strontian |Lime Soda Barytes Lime Potash Potash Potash Barytes Strontian Potash Soda Soda Soda Strontian Magnesia Soda Strontian * Lime Strontian Lime Potash Ammonia. |Lime Magnesia ...

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary (1819)

Including, Under Distinct Heads, Every Branch of Medicine; Viz. Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology, the Practice of Physic and Surgery, Therapeutics, and Materia Medica; with Whatever Relates to Medicine in Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and Natural History by Bartholomew Parr

60° Nitrate of ammonia, ...

Google previewLexicon Medicum: or, Medical Dictionary ... Fourth edition (1839)

by Robert HOOPER (M.D.), Klein Grant

The ammonia should be conducted by means of ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

ammonia intoxication manufacture of nitric acid, dyes, fertilizers (e.g., ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulfate, urea), explosives, and synthetic fibers. Sources of occupational exposure also include the silvering of mirrors, glue-making, and ...

Google previewThe Fertilizer Encyclopedia (2009)

by Vasant Gowariker, V. N. Krishnamurthy, Sudha Gowariker, Manik Dhanorkar, Kalyani Paranjape

Amino urea Ammonia oxidation Autotrophic organisms, principally green plants, synthesize amino acids. The simplest naturally occurring amino acid is glycine ( HZNCHQCOOH). About 20 commonly occurring amino acids have been identified ...

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Small photo of Root nodules occur on the roots of plants (legume) that associate with symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria (known as Rhizobia). Within legume nodules, nitrogen gas is converted into ammonia.Small photo of Root nodules occur on the roots of plants (legume) that associate with symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria (known as Rhizobia). Within legume nodules, nitrogen gas is converted into ammonia.Small photo of Chemical factory. Plant for production of ammonia and nitrogen fertilization.Small photo of Root nodules occur on the roots of plants (legume) that associate with symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria (known as Rhizobia). Within legume nodules, nitrogen gas is converted into ammonia.Small photo of Urease test : Urea is a diamide of carbonic acid.  It is hydrolyzed with the release of ammonia and carbon dioxide.Small photo of Ammonia ScrubberSmall photo of Chemical plant, huge pipe, smoke, ecology, fertilizer production, ammonia, industry More...

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Scrabble value of A1M3M3O1N1I1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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