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The plants build specialized structures on their roots called nodules to house and feed the bacteria, which in turn fix nitrogen for the plants and assure them a steady supply of ammonia.
That component drives and controls the flow of ammonia through the station’s outdoor cooling system.
If it's tarnished, mix a few drops of ammonia into soapy water, submerge the jewelry and carefully brush with a soft-bristle toothbrush.
The amount of ammonia present in Pluto may also show why Neptune and Uranus have large deposits of the compound: because both ate some Kuiper Belt Objects.
Similar transitions occur for other compounds, like carbon monoxide and ammonia.
The plants can then get at it by catalyzing reactions with ammonia.
His body reeked of apple-cider vinegar as his sweat excreted excess ammonia.
Scientists who have studied Uranus before already speculated that the planet was dominated mostly by either ammonia or hydrogen sulfide, but there has never been actual proof until now.
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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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