Sal ammoniac or ammonium nitrate when dissolved in water produce a much more marked cooling effect than does table salt.
I do not know,' he once wrote, 'what is precisely meant by "ammoniac manure."
The whole living room stank of whiskey fumes with an ammoniac tinge.
Sal ammoniac is used as the exciting fluid, carbon and zinc being used for plates.
ammoniac and Mercury Plaster (Emplastrum ammoniaci cum hydrargyro).
ammoniac has likewise a peculiar odour, not less penetrating, or less disagreeable, than these other gasses.
Sal ammoniac, two ounces; rum, one pint; camphor, two drachms.
When combined with oxygen, azote forms the nitrous and nitric oxyds and acids; when with hydrogen, ammoniac is produced.
In like manner later physicians, when they wish to prescribe common salt, recommend in particular the ammoniac.
Sal ammoniac exists ready formed in several animal products.
ammoniac am·mo·ni·ac (ə-mō'nē-āk')
A strong-smelling gum resin from the stems of a plant of western Asia, formerly used in perfumery and in medicine as an expectorant and a stimulant.