[ UK /æmˈə‍ʊni‍ə/ ]
[ US /əˈmoʊnjə/ ]
  1. a water solution of ammonia
  2. a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)
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How To Use ammonia In A Sentence

  • Humus being highly colloidal, has the ability to adsorb and retain for future plant use many of the ions such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphates and ammonia which might be leached from the soil and lost in drainage.
  • When the ammonia fog cleared, they found meth, guns, stolen property, and a huge cache of pseudoephedrine pills.
  • Some makers still bolster these paints with components like formaldehyde, crystalline silica, acetone and ammonia to help preserve the paint or give it other properties, such as spatter-resistance. Painting Without That Smell
  • The simple molecule eliminated can be water, ammonia, or an alcohol.
  • So to produce one tonne of ammonia you have to have five tonnes of salt-free, purified water. Times, Sunday Times
  • Alkalaemia suppresses renal ammoniagenesis, but the hydrolysis of urea by bacteria liberates ammonia that alkalises urine.
  • Seconds are critical when someone is sprayed with liquid ammonia.
  • It has also been proposed that H pylori ammonia production will lead to mucosal damage by denaturing the protective mucus layer.
  • And during frozen storage, the fish’s own enzymes also convert some TMA to DMA dimethylamine, which smells weakly of ammonia. On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen
  • One member was said to be carrying a washing-up liquid bottle, thought to contain ammonia, while another had a brown cricket kit type bag.
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