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'''Ammonia''' (NH<sub>3</sub>) is a colorless acrid [[chemical]]. It's [[normal melting point]] is -78 degrees [[Celsius]] and its [[normal boiling point]] is -33 degress Celsius, so it is a [[gas]] at room temperature and pressure. It is a [[base|basic]] [[organic]] [[solvent]] which is used as a household cleaning fluid, a [[fertilizer]], a refrigerant, and in industrial processes.
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'''Ammonia''' (NH<sub>3</sub>) is a colorless acrid [[chemical]]. It's [[normal melting point]] is -78 degrees [[Celsius]] and its [[normal boiling point]] is -33 degress Celsius, so it is a [[gas]] at room temperature and pressure. It dissolves in water to make a basic solution. It is a [[base|basic]] [[organic]] [[solvent]] which is used as a household cleaning fluid, a [[fertilizer]], a refrigerant, and in industrial processes.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:32, 17 November 2010

Ammonia (NH3) is a colorless acrid chemical. It's normal melting point is -78 degrees Celsius and its normal boiling point is -33 degress Celsius, so it is a gas at room temperature and pressure. It dissolves in water to make a basic solution. It is a basic organic solvent which is used as a household cleaning fluid, a fertilizer, a refrigerant, and in industrial processes.

Sources

  • The New American Desk Encyclopedia, Penguin Group, 1989