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Window cleaner: Mix 2 cups rubbing alcohol, 1/2 cup ammonia, 1/2 teaspoon dish washing liquid in a spray bottle and top with distilled water.
Until 1909, nitrogen-fixing bacteria made most of the ammonia on the planet.
The bill would require housing in which cows could easily stand up, turn around and lie down, with proper ventilation to reduce concentrations of ammonia and dust.
Since the sixties, cigarette companies, starting with Philip Morris, have freebased nicotine using ammonia, which liberates the nicotine so that it can be speedily absorbed into the lungs and the brain.
On Hadfield’s final expedition, the ISS sprang an ammonia leak.
Companies that sell the gas acquire it from ammonia plants before cleaning and purifying it.
An ammonia leak at Emery Oleo Chemicals prompted emergency officials to warn Winton Hills and St. Bernard residents to shelter in place Tuesday morning.
Popping out early, NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold quickly swapped the positions of two spare ammonia pumps that are part of the space station’s critical cooling system.
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Origin and Etymology of ammonia
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Definition of ammonia for English Language Learners
: a colorless gas or liquid that has a strong smell and taste and that is used especially in cleaning products
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