ammonia

Definitions of ammonia
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n a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)

Types:
ammonium, ammonium ion
the ion NH4 derived from ammonia; behaves in many respects like an alkali metal ion
Type of:
binary compound
chemical compound composed of only two elements

n a water solution of ammonia

Synonyms:
ammonia water, ammonium hydroxide
Type of:
liquid
a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure

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