ammonium definition

  • noun:
    • The univalent substance ion NH4+, based on ammonia, whose substances chemically resemble the alkali metals.
    • The univalent NH4+ cation, derived because of the protonation of ammonia.
    • A compound radical, NH4, getting the chemical relations of a strongly basic factor like the alkali metals.
    • A name given to the hypothetical base (NH4) of ammonia, analogous to a metal, as potassium. .
    • the ion NH4 based on ammonia; behaves in several areas like an alkali material ion

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