ammonium sulfate


Definition of ammonium sulfate

: a colorless crystalline salt (NH4)2SO4 used chiefly as a fertilizer

Examples of ammonium sulfate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, a good synthetic source is ammonium sulfate, for instance., "Should I pinch off blueberry blossoms? What fertilizer is best? Ask an expert," 28 Apr. 2018 Kowalewski recommends sulfate products such as ferrous sulfate, iron sulfate and ammonium sulfate. Kym Pokorny,, "Controlling moss in your lawn starts with keeping grass healthy," 17 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of ammonium sulfate

1866, in the meaning defined above

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Medical Definition of ammonium sulfate

: a colorless crystalline salt (NH4)2SO4 used as a fertilizer and in medicine as a local analgesic

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