Ammonia

  • 1 Ammonia — unterscheidet: Ammonia River Sand Slough, einen Fluss im US Bundesstaat Florida Ammonia Tanks, einen Stausee im US Bundesstaat Nevada Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …

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  • 2 Ammonia — est un groupe de musique rock grunge australien ayant été actif de 1992 à 1999. La discographie d Ammonia compte deux albums studios : Mint 400 (1995) et Eleventh Avenue (1998). Composition du groupe Dave Johnstone guitare, chant (1992 1999) …

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  • 3 ammonia — [ə mōn′yə; ] occas. [, əmō′nē ə] n. [< (SAL) AMMONIAC] 1. a colorless, pungent gas, NH3: its compounds are used as fertilizers, in medicine, etc. 2. a 10% water solution of this gas: in full ammonia water …

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  • 4 Ammonia — Am*mo ni*a, n. [From sal ammoniac, which was first obtaining near the temple of Jupiter Ammon, by burning camel s dung. See {Ammoniac}.] (Chem.) A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, {NH3}, with a pungent smell and taste: often called… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Ammonia — AMMONIA, æ, ein Beynamen der Juno, unter welchem sie mit von denen in Elis verehret wurde, als die unter den Griechen insonderheit auch unterschiedene von den libyschen Göttern angenommen hatten. Pausan. Eliac. prior. c. 15 …

    Gründliches mythologisches Lexikon

  • 6 ammonia — (n.) 1799, Modern Latin, coined 1782 by Swedish chemist Torbern Bergman (1735 1784) for gas obtained from sal ammoniac, salt deposits containing ammonium chloride found near temple of Jupiter Ammon (from Egyptian God Amun) in Libya, from Gk.… …

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  • 7 ammonia — [n] pungent gas, liquid alkali, salts, spirits, vapor; concept 472 …

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  • 8 ammonia — ► NOUN ▪ a colourless, intensely pungent gas, forming a strongly alkaline solution in water which is used as a cleaning fluid. DERIVATIVES ammoniacal adjective. ORIGIN from SAL AMMONIAC(Cf. ↑sal ammoniac) …

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  • 9 Ammonia — For other uses, see Ammonia (disambiguation). Ammonia …

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  • 10 ammonia — /euh mohn yeuh, euh moh nee euh/, n. Chem. 1. a colorless, pungent, suffocating, highly water soluble, gaseous compound, NH3, usually produced by the direct combination of nitrogen and hydrogen gases: used chiefly for refrigeration and in the… …

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  • 11 AMMONIA — I. AMMONIA Iuno sic dicta, i. e. arenaria, culta in Graecia ab Eleis. Pausan. Quô nomine Luna non inepte intelligitur; ut enim Iuppiter Ammon Sol erat, sic Luna Iuno Ammonia dicta videtur, quam in forma ovis cultam fuisse legimus. Vide Cael.… …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 12 ammonia — [18] Ammonia gets its name ultimately from Amon, or Amen, the Egyptian god of life and reproduction. Near the temple of Amon in Libya were found deposits of ammonium chloride, which was hence named sal ammoniac – ‘salt of Amon’. The gas nitrogen… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 13 ammonia — [ə məʊnɪə] noun a colourless, intensely pungent gas which dissolves in water to give a strongly alkaline solution. [NH3.] ↘a solution of ammonia, used as a cleaning fluid. Derivatives ammoniacal adjective Word History The word ammonia was applied …

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  • 14 ammonia — am•mo•nia [[t]əˈmoʊn yə, əˈmoʊ ni ə[/t]] n. 1) chem. 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) chem.… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 ammonia — /əˈmoʊnjə/ (say uh mohnyuh), / iə/ (say eeuh) noun 1. a colourless, pungent, suffocating gas, NH3, a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen, very soluble in water. 2. Also, ammonia water, aqua ammoniae, aqueous ammonia. this gas dissolved in water,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 ammonia — [18] Ammonia gets its name ultimately from Amon, or Amen, the Egyptian god of life and reproduction. Near the temple of Amon in Libya were found deposits of ammonium chloride, which was hence named sal ammoniac – ‘salt of Amon’. The gas nitrogen… …

    Word origins

  • 17 ammonia — n. 1 a colourless strongly alkaline gas with a characteristic pungent smell. Usage: Chem. formula: NH3 2 (in full ammonia water) (in general use) a solution of ammonia gas in water. Etymology: mod.L f. SAL AMMONIAC …

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  • 18 ammonia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin sal ammoniacus sal ammoniac, literally, salt of Ammon, from Greek ammōniakos of Ammon, from Ammōn Ammon, Amun, an Egyptian god near whose temple at the Siwa oasis it was extracted Date: 1789 1. a pungent… …

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  • 19 ammonia — A colorless volatile gas, NH3, very soluble in water, capable of forming the weak base, NH4+OH−, which combines with acids to form ammonium compounds. [fr. L. sal ammoniacus, salt of Amen (G. Ammon), obtained near a temple of Amen in Libya] * * * …

    Medical dictionary

  • 20 ammonia N 13 — [USP] ammonia in which a portion of the molecules are labeled with 13N; administered intravenously for use in positron emission tomography of the cardiovascular system, brain, and liver …

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