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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3).

Usage examples (23)
  • "I have it!" exclaimed the chemist, – "a little ammonia is just the thing!"
  • The room has a common wall with the stables and ammonia is filtering through.
  • However, ammonia is also useful for making illegal methamphetamines, and thefts are a regular problem.
  • Do not confuse it with regular ammonia, which is poison. for more
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