a white, crystalline, deliquescent, water-soluble solid, NH4(C2H3O2), used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes and meat preservatives.
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How to use ammonium acetate in a sentence
Lead sulphate may be dissolved by boiling with ammonium acetate.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. | Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
Qualitative tests showed the presence of lead and sulphate in the ammonium acetate solution.
To determine the presence of lead some of the powder was extracted with ammonium acetate solution.
Ammonium sulphide blackens it, and it is coluble in solution of ammonium acetate, which distinguishes it from barium sulphate.
It is standardized by dissolving a weighed amount of lead sulphate in ammonium acetate and proceeding as described above.