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smelling salts

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

: a chemical that has a strong smell and that is used to wake people up after they faint

Full Definition of SMELLING SALTS

:  a usually scented aromatic preparation of ammonium carbonate and ammonia water used as a stimulant and restorative
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First Known Use of SMELLING SALTS

1837
Medical Dictionary

smelling salts

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Medical Definition of SMELLING SALTS

:  a usually scented aromatic preparation of ammonium carbonate and ammonia water used as a stimulant and restorative

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