ammonium carbonate


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ammonium carbonate

n.
1. A carbonate of ammonium, (NH4)2CO3.
2. The white, crystalline double salt of ammonium bicarbonate and ammonium carbamate, (NH4)HCO3·NH4CO2NH2, produced commercially and used in smelling salts and baking powder. Also called hartshorn.

ammonium carbonate

n
1. (Elements & Compounds) an unstable pungent soluble white powder that is a double salt of ammonium bicarbonate and ammonium carbamate: used in the manufacture of baking powder, smelling salts, and ammonium compounds. Formula: (NH4)HCO3.(NH4)CO2NH2
2. (Elements & Compounds) an unstable substance that is produced by treating this compound with ammonia. Formula: (NH4)2CO3

ammo′nium car′bonate


n.
a water-soluble mixture of carbonate and carbamate of ammonium: used chiefly in smelling salts and baking powder; hartshorn.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.ammonium carbonate - a carbonate of ammoniumammonium carbonate - a carbonate of ammonium; used in the manufacture of smelling salts and baking powder and ammonium compounds
carbonate - a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
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