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noun as in pungent gas, liquid

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Another option is to convert renewable electricity into some other form of relatively clean energy, such as hydrogen, ethanol, or ammonia.

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Since ammonia is toxic to humans, such leaks require immediate action, involving lengthy spacewalks to identify holes in the coolant system and repair them.

The ISS has previously dealt with ammonia leaks coming from the station’s cooling loops.

Jain’s discovery could allow workers to transport ammonia instead, which is safer, and then free the hydrogen from the ammonia once it has arrived where’s it needed.

It turns out there was an ammonia feed going into the tap water, and when they turned it off, the phone stopped ringing.

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Is she back in the orphanage where it smells like ammonia and cooked cabbage?

The plant was checked out only when the state agency received a complaint about a strong ammonia smell.

He instinctively knew it was coming from the 50-year-old fertilizer plant and ammonia storage facility a few blocks away.

It runs on combustible poison—ammonia and pressurized hydrogen.

But the ammonia leak in November, and now the radiation leak and deteriorating tubes, might lead some to conclude otherwise.

They are dissolved by strong hydrochloric acid, and recrystallize as octahedra upon addition of ammonia.

On the other side the ammonia brought out a picture of the Victory, with the head of a roaring lion below it.

His results for ammonia, as well as nitric acid, are given in the subjoined table.

Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen, but it cannot be formed by the direct union of these gases.

It appears also, as far as absorption goes, to be immaterial whether the ammonia is free or combined.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ammonia, such as: alkali, salts, spirits, and vapor.

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