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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 previewA Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1822)

by George Gregory

Take of dried squills powdered one scruple; gum ammoniac, smaller cardamom seeds in powder, and extract of liquorice, of each one drachm. Beat them into a mass with simple syrup.

Google previewA new and complete dictionary of arts and sciences (1819)

including the latest improvement and discovery and the present states of every branch of human knowledge by George Gregory

Lime Arseniatof lime Barytes Magnesia Potash Soda Ammoniac Oxyd of zinc manganese iron lead tin cobalt copper nickel bismuth mercury antimony silver gold platina Argill barytes magnesia potash soda ammoniac zinc manganese iron ...

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 previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1828)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals by Samuel Johnson

GUM AMMONIAC is brought from the Easl'lndies, and is supposed to oorefrora an umbelliferous plant. Savary. SAL AMMONIAC is a volatile salt of two kinds. The ancient was a native salt, generated in inns where pilgrims, coming from the ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Merchandize, and Nomenclature in All European Languages, for the Use of Counting-Houses. 4. Ed (1815)

by C ..... H ..... Kauffmann

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 previewLexicon Physico-medicum (1794)

Or, A New Medicinal Dictionary. Explaining the Difficult Terms Used in the Several Branches of the Profession, and in Such Parts of Natural Philosophy, as are Introductory Thereto. With an Account of the Things Signified by Such Terms. Collected from the Most Eminent Authors by John Quincy

Ammoniac Salt (Common) a neutral falt ...

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 ...

Google previewENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI. (1771)

2: [CAB-LYT].

Four hours after that, the sal ammoniac is observed to rise in ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

Ammoniac. V-Ythis temple was an oracle of great note, which Alexander the Great consulted, and which lafted till the time of Theodosius. Hammon the god of the Egyptians, was the fame with the Jupiter of the Greeks; for which reafon thefe ...

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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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