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ammonia liquor

noun, Chemistry
a concentrated solution of ammonia, ammonium compounds, and sulfur compounds, obtained as a by-product in the destructive distillation of bituminous coal.
Also called gas liquor. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • If phenol is recovered from the ammonia liquor, it is often absorbed in an organic solvent before the ammonia recovery step.
  • The balance is produced as concentrated ammonia liquor by the indirect process.
  • ammonia liquor was sampled separately at six coke plants and as part of a mixed flow at two coke plants.
  • Excess flushing liquor is stored in the excess ammonia liquor tank.
  • Strong ammonia liquor is formed from the condensation of ammonia and acid gases, and subsequently stored.
  • The wastewater characteristics of the weak ammonia liquor from a coke plant are presented for purposes of comparison.

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