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ammonium hydroxide

noun, Chemistry
1.
a basic compound, NH 4 OH, existing only in solution, formed by dissolving ammonia gas in water.
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Origin of ammonium hydroxide
1900-1905
1900-05
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ammonium hydroxide

noun
1.
a compound existing only in aqueous solution, formed when ammonia dissolves in water to form ammonium ions and hydroxide ions. Formula: NH4OH Also called aqueous ammonia
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ammonium hydroxide  
A colorless, basic, aqueous solution of ammonia used as a household cleanser and in the manufacture of a wide variety of products, including textiles, rayon, rubber, fertilizer, and plastic. Chemical formula: NH4OH.
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