Associations to the word «Ammonium»


AMMONIUM, noun. (inorganic chemistry) The univalent NH4+ cation, derived by the protonation of ammonia.
AMMONIUM ACETATE, noun. (inorganic compound) The ammonium salt of acetic acid, CH3CO2NH4, that is used as a buffer in standard electrodes
AMMONIUM BICARBONATE, noun. (inorganic compound) NH4HCO3; a white powder with properties similar to those of ammonium carbonate.
AMMONIUM CARBAMATE, noun. (inorganic compound) The ammonium salt of carbamic acid; it is used as a nitrogen fertilizer, and in the manufacture of urea
AMMONIUM CARBONATE, noun. (inorganic compound) The ammonium salt of carbonic acid, (NH4)2CO3; a white powder, smelling of ammonia, used in the preparation of smelling salts and baking powder.
AMMONIUM CHLORIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) A water-soluble salt of ammonia and hydrochloric acid, having the formula NH4Cl.
AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE, noun. (inorganic compound) The ionic base, NH4+OH-, obtained by dissolving ammonia in water.
AMMONIUM IMINE, noun. (organic chemistry) An amine imide.
AMMONIUM IMINES, noun. Plural of ammonium imine
AMMONIUM LAURETH SULFATE, noun. (organic compound) Compound formed by the ethoxylation of ammonium lauryl sulfate. Has properties similar to sodium laureth sulfate.
AMMONIUM NITRATE, noun. (inorganic compound) The ammonium salt of nitric acid, NH4NO3; it is used in fertilizers and explosives (notably in improvised explosive devices)
AMMONIUM PHOSPHATIDE, noun. (chemistry) Any ammonium salt of a phosphorylated glyceride; normally manufactured from rapeseed oil, it is used as a food additive especially in chocolate.
AMMONIUM PHOSPHATIDES, noun. Plural of ammonium phosphatide
AMMONIUM POLYVANADATE, noun. (inorganic compound) A highly toxic, orange powder that is used in the manufacture of paints, inks and dyes.
AMMONIUM SULFATE, noun. (US) (inorganic compound) An inorganic chemical compound, (NH4)2SO4, commonly used as a fertilizer and as a food additive (E517) used as an improving agent.
AMMONIUM SULPHATE, noun. (British) Alternative spelling of ammonium sulfate
AMMONIUM YLIDE, noun. (organic chemistry) Any dipolar organic compound of general formula R3N+-C-R2

Dictionary definition

AMMONIUM, noun. The ion NH4 derived from ammonia; behaves in many respects like an alkali metal ion.

Wise words

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