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Definition of the adjective ammoniacal

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  1. pertaining to or containing or similar to ammonia

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Google previewAn Introduction to Chemistry, with practical questions ... To which is added a dictionary of terms (1822)

by John Ruggles COTTING

Ammoniacal gas has so strong a tendency to unite with water that it cannot be procured in the usual way, over water, in a pneumatic trough, because it would be absorbed by the water, but in order to collect it, a mercurial bath is used. 52.

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1845)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Midwifery, Mineralogy, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine ... by Robert Hooper

obtain is an ammoniacal hydruret of mercury and potassium. There is formed, besides, muriate of potassa. Consequently a portion of the potassium of the amaldecomposes the water, becomes potassa, which £r decomposes the muriate of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

Sundry Ammoniacal Salts . Sal Ammoniac. On a volatile spirit or salt pour gradually any acid whatever. An effervescence will arise, and be more or less violent according to the nature of the acid. Go on adding more acid in the fame manner, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica ; Or, A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan in which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and the Various Technical Terms, Etc., are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet (1771)

Sundry Ammoniacal Salts. Sal Ammoniac. Os a volatile fpirit or falt pour gradually any acid whatever. An effervefcence will arife, and be more or lefs violent according to the nature of the acid. Go on adding more acid in the fame manner, till no ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)

by John Wilkes

{Se1ni-vitreous sulphurated oxyd of antimony Ammoniacal muriat ' Muriat of ammoniac Calcareous muriat * Muriat of lime .

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (1830)

Containing the Principles and Modern Theories of the Science, with Its Application to the Arts, Manufactures, and Medicine... by Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, G. L. Brismontier

Ammoniacal gas is colourless, of a very pungent odour ; its specific gravity, compared to that of the air, is 0*5912. It gives a deep green colour to the tincture of violets, extinguishes combustion, and liquefies when exposed to a low heat. A small ...

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1806)

low liquor is obtained, of a pungent and fetid alkaline smell, which is a genuine ammoniacal sulphur ; it exhales a whitish smoke when brought into contact with air. from which property it has received the name of Boyle's fuming liquor.

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry on the Basis of Mr Nicholson's ... with an Introductory Dissertation. - London, Underwood 1821 (1821)

by Andrew Ure

The ammoniacal hydruret of mercury and potassium may exist by itself; but as soon as we attempt to separate or oxidize the potassium, its other constituent principles also separate. Hence this hydruret is speedily decomposed by the air, ...

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Video shows what ammoniacal means. Pertaining to or containing ammonia.. Ammoniacal Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

Scrabble value of A1M3M3O1N1I1A1C3A1L1

The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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