spirits of hartshorn

spirits of hartshorn
n.

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  • Spirits of hartshorn — Hartshorn Harts horn ( h[^o]rn ), n. 1. The horn or antler of the hart, or male red deer. [1913 Webster] 2. Spirits of hartshorn (see below); volatile salts. [1913 Webster] {Hartshorn plantain} (Bot.), an annual species of plantain ({Plantago… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spirits of hartshorn — n. old fashioned term for AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE: also spirit of hartshorn …   English World dictionary

  • Spirits of Hartshorn — was a name signifying originally the ammoniacal liquor obtained by thedistillation of horn shavings, afterwards applied to the partially purified similar products of the action of heat on nitrogenous animal matter generally, and now popularly… …   Wikipedia

  • spirits of hartshorn — see spirit of hartshorn * * * spirits of hartshorn or spirit of hartshorn, a water solution of ammonia …   Useful english dictionary

  • spirits of hartshorn — Ammonia Am*mo ni*a, n. [From sal ammoniac, which was first obtaining near the temple of Jupiter Ammon, by burning camel s dung. See {Ammoniac}.] (Chem.) A gaseous compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, {NH3}, with a pungent smell and taste: often… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spirits of hartshorn — ammonia water (NH4OH) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • spirits of hartshorn — noun an aqueous solution of ammonia …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hartshorn — Harts horn ( h[^o]rn ), n. 1. The horn or antler of the hart, or male red deer. [1913 Webster] 2. Spirits of hartshorn (see below); volatile salts. [1913 Webster] {Hartshorn plantain} (Bot.), an annual species of plantain ({Plantago Coronopus});… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hartshorn plantain — Hartshorn Harts horn ( h[^o]rn ), n. 1. The horn or antler of the hart, or male red deer. [1913 Webster] 2. Spirits of hartshorn (see below); volatile salts. [1913 Webster] {Hartshorn plantain} (Bot.), an annual species of plantain ({Plantago… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hartshorn shavings — Hartshorn Harts horn ( h[^o]rn ), n. 1. The horn or antler of the hart, or male red deer. [1913 Webster] 2. Spirits of hartshorn (see below); volatile salts. [1913 Webster] {Hartshorn plantain} (Bot.), an annual species of plantain ({Plantago… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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