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ammonia

noun am·mo·nia \ə-ˈmō-nyə\

: a colorless gas or liquid that has a strong smell and taste and that is used especially in cleaning products

Full Definition of AMMONIA

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:  a pungent colorless gaseous alkaline compound of nitrogen and hydrogen NH3 that is very soluble in water and can easily be condensed to a liquid by cold and pressure

Origin of AMMONIA

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
First Known Use: 1789

Rhymes with AMMONIA

ammonia

noun am·mo·nia \ə-ˈmō-nyə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMMONIA

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:  a pungent colorless gaseous alkaline compound of nitrogen and hydrogen NH3 that is very soluble in water and can easily be condensed to a liquid by cold and pressure
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