Definition of Sal ammoniac

1. Noun. A white salt used in dry cells.

Exact synonyms: Ammonium Chloride
Generic synonyms: Salt



Definition of Sal ammoniac

1. Noun. (mineral) a rare mineral composed of ammonium chloride found around volcanic fumaroles and guano deposits. ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry archaic) ammonium chloride. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sal ammoniac

1. Ammonium chloride, (nh4)cl. A systemic acidifying agent that has been used as a diuretic and an expectorant. Chemical name: Ammonium chloride ((NH4)Cl) (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sal Ammoniac

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sakkoses
sakpata
sakret
sakrets
saksaul
saksauls
sakti
sakuc horizon
sakura
sakuraiite
sakushu fever
sal
sal-ammoniac
sal alembroth
sal ammoniac (current term)
sal diureticum
sal soda
sal volatile
salaah
salaam
salaam attack
salaam convulsions
salaam spasm
salaamed
salaaming
salaams
salaat
salabilities
salability

Literary usage of Sal ammoniac

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"The general opinion is, that the sal-ammoniac of thi* ancients was the same as that of the ... The same remark applies to the sal-ammoniac of volcanoes. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"»Sal-ammoniac has the composition represented by the formula N'II,C1. This formula agrees with all the chemical actions of the substance and of all the ..."

3. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1855)
"ON THE EMPLOYMENT OF sal ammoniac TO PREVENT INCRUSTATIONS IN STEAM-BOILERS. The employment of sal ammoniac to prevent incrustations in steam- boilers, ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1855)
"The employment of sal ammoniac to prevent incrustations in steam- boilers, to remove them when formed, has formed the subject of a series of experiments ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1853)
"sal ammoniac in Enlarged Prostate.—M. FISCHER, of Dresden, has long been in the habit of administering the sal ammoniac in large doses, ..."

6. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"The best white sal ammoniac is in spheroidal cakes of about one foot ... sal ammoniac has a certain tenacity, and is flexible under the hammer or pestle. ..."

7. Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry by Pierre Joseph Macquer, Andrew Reid (1758)
"Through the hole in your retort pour a quantity of Oil of Vitriol or Spirit of Nitre equal in weight to your sal ammoniac. ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"The general opinion is, that the sal-ammoniac of thi* ancients was the same as that of the ... The same remark applies to the sal-ammoniac of volcanoes. ..."

9. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"»Sal-ammoniac has the composition represented by the formula N'II,C1. This formula agrees with all the chemical actions of the substance and of all the ..."

10. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1855)
"ON THE EMPLOYMENT OF sal ammoniac TO PREVENT INCRUSTATIONS IN STEAM-BOILERS. The employment of sal ammoniac to prevent incrustations in steam- boilers, ..."

11. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1855)
"The employment of sal ammoniac to prevent incrustations in steam- boilers, to remove them when formed, has formed the subject of a series of experiments ..."

12. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1853)
"sal ammoniac in Enlarged Prostate.—M. FISCHER, of Dresden, has long been in the habit of administering the sal ammoniac in large doses, ..."

13. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"The best white sal ammoniac is in spheroidal cakes of about one foot ... sal ammoniac has a certain tenacity, and is flexible under the hammer or pestle. ..."

14. Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry by Pierre Joseph Macquer, Andrew Reid (1758)
"Through the hole in your retort pour a quantity of Oil of Vitriol or Spirit of Nitre equal in weight to your sal ammoniac. ..."

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