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.
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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
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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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