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, ammoniacal liquor.
Also called gas liquor.
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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.
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