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ammonia water

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(əˈmoʊn yə, əˈmoʊ ni ə)

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]
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Noun1.ammonia water - a water solution of ammonia
liquid - a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
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