What does the word ammonia mean?

Usage examples for ammonia

  1. The heating is continued until the strong odor of ammonia ceases almost entirely, a small quantity of water being added to make up for that lost by evaporation. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. In the muscular tissue, and in the other tissues as well, the proteids are reduced to a lower order of compounds, such as the compounds of ammonia, which pass into the blood and are then taken up by the liver. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  3. Joy, dear, run to the house and get some brandy and spirits of ammonia, and a spoon. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer