- consisting of, containing, or using ammonia.
- like ammonia.
Origin of ammoniacal
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To the last is added an ammoniacal solution of a salt of gold.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
The limbs and round about the wound must besides be rubbed with ammoniacal liniments.Reptiles and Birds
Exposure to ammoniacal fumes, or even handling it much with the fingers, changes its red to a crimson or purplish hue.
Two fluids, one of which is a solution of nitrate of silver in ammoniacal water, and the other a solution of pyrogallic acid.
By spontaneous evaporation the ammoniacal solution deposits small, colourless crystals of cystic oxide.
- of, containing, using, or resembling ammoniaAlso: ammoniac
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