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ammonium acetate[ə′mōn·yəm ′as·ə‚tāt]
CH3COONH4 A normal salt formed by the neutralization of acetic acid with ammonium hydroxide; a white, crystalline, deliquescent material used in solution for the standardization of electrodes for hydrogen ions.
CH3COONH4·CH3COOH An acid salt resulting from the distillation of the neutral salt or from its solution in hot acetic acid; crystallizes in deliquescent needles.
A mixture of the normal and acetic salts; used as a mordant in the dyeing of wool.