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Definition of the noun ammoniac

What does ammoniac mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ammoniacs

  1. the aromatic gum of the ammoniac plant
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of ammoniac: gum ammoniac
    • more generic word: gum = any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants

Definition of the adjective ammoniac

What does ammoniac mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. pertaining to or containing or similar to ammonia

Phrases with ammoniac

  1. gum ammoniac
  2. sal ammoniac

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Google previewThe Dictionary of Merchandize and Nomenclature in All European Languages (1815)

by C. H. Kauffman

sometimes Ammoniac, from the temple, and sometimes Cyreniac, from the Egyptian province Cyrene, in which the temple stood. - Large quantities of a salt, nearly of the same nature, have been thrown out by Mount AEtna. The modern sal ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Merchandise, and Nomenclature in All Languages (1805)

For the Use of Counting-houses: Containing, the History, Places of Growth, Culture, Use, and Marks of Excellency, of Such Natural Productions, as Form Articles of Commerce; with Their Names in All European Languages by C. H. Kauffman

Marine acid combined with volatile alkali produces the modern common Sal Ammoniac. The method of making this salt was long unknown, and it was all imported from Egypt. Its composing parts however, being once known, there was nothing ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

' Aqua carbonatis ammoniac ; dim aqua ammoniac. Water of carbonat of ammonia. — ' Take of muriat of ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Ammonia, on the contrary, produced a very good effect; but, as it evaporates quickly, a considerable quantity must be put into the bath a little more than warm, a little ammoniacal muriate, or sal ammoniac, and common potash. By this method ...

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Ammoniac Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1M3M3O1N1I1A1C3

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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