Complete Definition of "ammonia"

English

Etymology
From term|sal ammoniac, which was first obtained near the temple of Jupiter in w:Ammon|Ammon, by burning camel's dung. See term|ammoniac.

Pronunciation
a|WEAE IPA|/ʌˈmon.jʌ/

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. inorganic compound A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, NH<sub>3</sub>, with a pungent smell and taste.

Synonyms
spirits of hartshorn qualifier|obsolete
volatile alkali qualifier|obsolete

Translations
trans-top|the compound NH<sub>3</sub>
Chinese: 氨气
Croatian: t-|hr|amonijak|m
Czech: t-|cs|čpavek|m, t-|cs|amoniak|m
Finnish: t-|fi|ammoniakki
French: t+|fr|ammoniac|m
German: t+|de|Ammoniak|n
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Greek: t|el|αμμωνία|f|trammonía|scGrek
Italian: t-|it|ammoniaca|f
Japanese: t-|ja|アンモニア|tranmonia|scJpan
Polish: t+|pl|amoniak|m
Swedish: t|sv|ammoniak|c
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Derived terms
ammonia borane
ammonic
ammonical
ammonium

References
pedialite
R:1913

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