ammonia water


ammonia water
noun
a water solution of ammonia
Syn: ↑ammonia, ↑ammonium hydroxide
Derivationally related forms: ↑ammoniate (for: ↑ammonia)
Hypernyms: ↑liquid

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noun or ammonia solution
: a solution of ammonia in water — called also aqua ammonia, aqueous ammonia, spirit of hartshorn; compare ammonium hydroxide, household ammonia

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Chem.
ammonia (def. 2).
[1900-05]

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ammonia water,
ammonia gas dissolved in water; ammonia (def. 2).

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