from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A carbonate of ammonium, (NH4)2CO3.
- n. The white, crystalline double salt of ammonium bicarbonate and ammonium carbamate, NH4HCO3·NH2COONH4, produced commercially and used in smelling salts and baking powder.
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- n. The ammonium salt of carbonic acid, (NH4)2CO3; a white powder, smelling of ammonia, used in the preparation of smelling salts and baking powder.
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- n. a carbonate of ammonium; used in the manufacture of smelling salts and baking powder and ammonium compounds
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