spirits of ammonia


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spirits of ammonia

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(Elements & Compounds) (functioning as singular or plural) another name for sal volatile2
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Noun1.spirits of ammonia - a solution of ammonium carbonate in ammonia water and alcohol
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
smelling salts - a pungent preparation of ammonium carbonate and perfume; sniffed as a stimulant to relieve faintness
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The kit contains bandages, cotton, lint, Aromatic Spirits of Ammonia, Iodoform gauze, baking soda and mustard.