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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

ammoniac \am*mo"ni*ac\ ([a^]m*m[=o]"n[i^]*[a^]k), Ammoniacal \Am`mo*ni"a*cal\ ([a^]m`m[-o]*n[imac]"[.a]*kal), a. Of, pertaining, or containing ammonia, or possessing its properties; as, an ammoniac salt; ammoniacal gas. [1913 Webster] Ammoniacal engine, an engine in which the vapor of ammonia is used as the motive force. Sal ammoniac [L. sal ammoniacus], the salt usually called chloride of ammonium, and formerly muriate of ammonia. [1913 Webster] Gum ammoniac