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cuprammonium

[kyoo-pruh-moh-nee-uh m, -mohn-yuh m, koo-] /ˌkyu prəˈmoʊ ni əm, -ˈmoʊn yəm, ˌku-/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
any cation containing copper and ammonia.
Origin of cuprammonium
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; cupr- + ammonium
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  • The author notes that the so-called hydrocellulose (Girard) is almost insoluble in cuprammonium, as is starch.

  • cuprammonium solution was prepared by dissolving the precipitated cupric hydrate in 24 p.ct.

  • Waterproofing—rubber goods, cuprammonium processes, miscellaneous preparations.

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