Sal-volatile meaning

vō-lătl-ē
A solution of ammonium carbonate in alcohol or ammonia water, used in smelling salts.
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A mixture of ammonium bicarbonate and ammonium carbonate, esp. in aromatic solution for use as smelling salts.
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Ammonium carbonate.
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A solution of ammonium carbonate in alcohol or ammonia water, used in smelling salts.
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Ammonium carbonate.
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Origin of sal-volatile

  • New Latin sāl volātile Latin sāl salt Latin volātile neuter of volātilis flying

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin, literally, volatile salt

    From Wiktionary