Definitions for sal volatilevoʊˈlæt lˌi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sal′ vo•la′ti•levoʊˈlæt lˌi(n.)

  1. an aromatic alcoholic solution of ammonium carbonate, the chief ingredient in smelling salts.

Origin of sal volatile:

1645–55; < NL: volatile salt

Princeton's WordNet

  1. spirits of ammonia, sal volatile(noun)

    a solution of ammonium carbonate in ammonia water and alcohol


  1. sal volatile(Noun)

    ammonium carbonate


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