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am·mo·nia

 (ə-mōn′yə)
n.
1. A colorless, pungent gas, NH3, extensively used to manufacture fertilizers and a wide variety of nitrogen-containing organic and inorganic chemicals.

[New Latin, from Latin (sāl) ammōniacus, (salt) of Amen, from Greek Ammōniakos, from Ammōn, Amun (from its having been obtained from a region near the temple of Amun, in Libya), from Egyptian jmn.]

ammonia

(əˈməʊnɪə; -njə)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a colourless pungent highly soluble gas mainly used in the manufacture of fertilizers, nitric acid, and other nitrogenous compounds, and as a refrigerant and solvent. Formula: NH3
2. (Elements & Compounds) a solution of ammonia in water, containing the compound ammonium hydroxide
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin (sal) ammōniacus (sal) ammoniac1]

am•mo•nia

(əˈmoʊn yə, əˈmoʊ ni ə)

n.
1. a colorless, pungent, suffocating, highly water-soluble, gaseous compound, NH3, used chiefly for refrigeration and in the manufacture of commercial chemicals and laboratory reagents.
2. Also called ammonia water. ammonia dissolved in water; ammonium hydroxide.
[1790–1800; < New Latin, so called as being obtained from sal ammoniac. See ammoniac]

am·mo·nia

(ə-mōn′yə)
A colorless alkaline gas, NH3, that is lighter than air and has a strongly pungent odor. It is used as a fertilizer and refrigerant, in medicine, and in making dyes, textiles, plastics, and explosives.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ammonia - a water solution of ammonia
liquid - a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
2.ammonia - a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)
binary compound - chemical compound composed of only two elements
ammonium, ammonium ion - the ion NH4 derived from ammonia; behaves in many respects like an alkali metal ion
Translations
ماء النَّشَادِرنَشادِر، غاز النَّشادِر
amoniakčpavek
ammoniaksalmiakspiritus
ammoniakki
amonijak
ammóniaszalmiákszesz
ammoníaksalmíaksspíritus
アンモニア
amoniakas
amonjaksožamais spirts
amoniakčpavok
ammoniak
amonyak

ammonia

[əˈməʊnɪə] Namoníaco m
liquid ammoniaamoníaco m líquido

ammonia

[əˈməʊniə] n
(= gas) → ammoniac m
(= liquid) → ammoniaque f

ammonia

nAmmoniak nt

ammonia

[əˈməʊnɪə] nammoniaca

ammonia

(əˈmouniə) noun
1. a strong-smelling gas made of hydrogen and nitrogen.
2. a solution of this gas in water, used for cleaning etc.

am·mo·nia

n. amoníaco, gas alcalino que se forma por la descomposición de sustancias nitrogenadas y por aminoácidos.

ammonia

n amoniaco or amoníaco
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