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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 Caramel
  6. Ammonia beccarii
  7. Ammonia jacksoni
  8. Ammonia Americana
  9. Ammonia Chloropus
  10. Ammonia sarmientoi
  11. Ammonia rolshauseni
  12. Ammonia translucens

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 previewState of New York Supreme Court Appellate Division

Ammonia is the nitrogenous gas compounds of nitrogen and hydrogen. It is a well known gas, evolved from the aqua ammonia, the hartshorn as it is called. Ammonia is also produced by the destructive distillation of coal; that is, when coal is ...

Google previewInorganic Chemistry (2014)

by Mark Weller, Tina Overton, Jonathan Rourke, Fraser Armstrong

Liquid ammonia Key points: Liquid ammonia is a useful nonaqueous solvent.

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 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 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 previewNutrition and Feeding of Fish (2012)

by Tom Lovell

Ammonia is an efficient route for nitrogen excretion.

Google previewToxics A to Z (1991)

A Guide to Everyday Pollution Hazards by John Harte, Cheryl Holdren, Richard Schneider, Christine Shirley

By volume, ammonia is the fourth largest industrial chemical produced, over 80% of which goes to agricultural fertilizers. Industrial...

Physical and Chemical Properties Ammonia is a colorless gas, less dense than air, with a penetrating odor.

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 previewThe Cook and Housewife's Manual ... The Fifth Edition, Revised and Enlarged, Etc (1833)

by Margaret DODS (pseud. [i.e. Christian Isobel Johnstone.])

Crude sal ammonia is an article of which a little goes far in preserving meat, without making it salt. All troughs and tubs in which meat ...

Google previewMixtures, Compounds, & Solutions (2004)

by Carol Baldwin

Ammonia is a compound made by joining nitrogen and hydrogen. In this model 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 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 Strontian Potash Soda Lime Magnesia Ammonia Glucine Yttria Alumine Zircon Metallic oxides Water Alcohol Barytes Lime Potash Soda Strontian Magnesia Ammonia Glucine Alumine Zircon Metallic ox ides Potash Lime Barytes Lime ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science (1898)

And Such Words and Phrases of the Collateral Sciences as Pertain to the Art and Practice of Dentistry by Chapin Aaron Harris

According to him, ammonia is an amide (AdH) and ammonium a subamide (Adllg ) of hydrogen. Its symbol is Ad. A liquid hydrocarbon, ' obtained by distilling hydrated oxide of amyl with anhydrous phosphoric acid. Amine. A base derived from ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

cycle in the brain couples ammonia metabolism to the synthesis of the neurotransmitter amino acids: ...

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

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

The ammonia should be conducted by means of ...

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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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