anhydrous anhydrous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) without water; especially without water of crystallization

Usage(s):

  1. The wholesale price of anhydrous ammonia was $90 a ton, and a local distributor had to charge more than $100 a ton to break even.
  2. Estes got way behind in his anhydrous ammonia bills from Commercial Solvents, and by 1958 he owed the firm some $550,000.
  3. Among its specialties was anhydrous ammonia, a chemical fertilizer.

News

  1. Anhydrous ammonia leak contained in west Dickinson

    DICKINSON, N.D. - An anhydrous ammonia leak at Baker Boy that shut down Highway 10 in west Dickinson has been contained, according to Stark County emergency personnel.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

  2. Apparent ammonia explosion at apple orchard, several patients, police say

    Emergency crews are responding to a possible anhydrous ammonia explosion at Ridgeview Orchards, 3509 18 Mile Road NW, according to police dispatch reports.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Grand Rapids Press

  3. Huge Tower Moved from Minnesota to Beulah

    Something two-thirds as tall as the capitol is on it's way to Beulah. This tower is on the move from Minnesota. The huge piece of equipment is for the anhydrous ammonia facility at the Great Plains Synfuels
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KXMA-TV Dickinson

Quotes

  1. "Anhydrous ammonia is useful as a fertilizer; unfortunately it is also an ingredient for methamphetamine production and becomes extremely dangerous when it's not handled properly," said Gov. Blagojevich. "We must do what we can to stop the...
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Rod Blagojevich Source: IGNN (press release)

  2. "You can make a very, very big bomb with an anhydrous ammonia tank," Mr. Perry said.
    on Sep 11, 2004 By: Rick Perry Source: KVUE

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