Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

ammonium carbonate

noun

Definition of ammonium carbonate

  1. :  a carbonate of ammonium; specifically :  the commercial mixture of the bicarbonate and carbamate used especially in smelling salts



Circa 1829

First Known Use of ammonium carbonate

circa 1829


Medical Dictionary

ammonium carbonate

noun

Medical Definition of ammonium carbonate

  1. :  a carbonate of ammonium; specifically :  the commercial mixture of the bicarbonate and carbamate used especially in smelling salts




Learn More about ammonium carbonate


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ammonium carbonate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

tending to dismiss important matters

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

disapprove soothe reduce perplex
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ