Origin of sal ammoniac
Middle English word dating back to 1300–50
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The best proportion of sal-ammoniac is, I believe, one per cent.
Now, every chemist knows that by means of fire and sal-ammoniac he can produce ice.The Tower of Dago
Sal-ammoniac was also known in his time, and was used like borax as a soldering agent.
The following historical notes on borax and sal-ammoniac may be of service.
It is quite possible that this solder was sal-ammoniac, though not made in quite this manner.
- another name for ammonium chloride
- See ammonium chloride.
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