Ammoniacal engine
Ammoniac Am*mo"ni*ac, Ammoniacal Am`mo*ni"a*cal, a. Of, pertaining, or containing ammonia, or possessing its properties; as, an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas. [1913 Webster]

{Ammoniacal engine}, an engine in which the vapor of ammonia is used as the motive force.

{Sal ammoniac} [L. sal ammoniacus], the salt usually called {chloride of ammonium}, and formerly {muriate of ammonia}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Ammoniacal — Ammoniac Am*mo ni*ac, Ammoniacal Am mo*ni a*cal, a. Of, pertaining, or containing ammonia, or possessing its properties; as, an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas. [1913 Webster] {Ammoniacal engine}, an engine in which the vapor of ammonia is used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ammoniac — Am*mo ni*ac, Ammoniacal Am mo*ni a*cal, a. Of, pertaining, or containing ammonia, or possessing its properties; as, an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas. [1913 Webster] {Ammoniacal engine}, an engine in which the vapor of ammonia is used as the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chloride of ammonium — Ammoniac Am*mo ni*ac, Ammoniacal Am mo*ni a*cal, a. Of, pertaining, or containing ammonia, or possessing its properties; as, an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas. [1913 Webster] {Ammoniacal engine}, an engine in which the vapor of ammonia is used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muriate of ammonia — Ammoniac Am*mo ni*ac, Ammoniacal Am mo*ni a*cal, a. Of, pertaining, or containing ammonia, or possessing its properties; as, an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas. [1913 Webster] {Ammoniacal engine}, an engine in which the vapor of ammonia is used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sal ammoniac — Ammoniac Am*mo ni*ac, Ammoniacal Am mo*ni a*cal, a. Of, pertaining, or containing ammonia, or possessing its properties; as, an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas. [1913 Webster] {Ammoniacal engine}, an engine in which the vapor of ammonia is used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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