from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A compound of phosphorus and a more electropositive element or radical.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any binary compound of phosphorus, especially one in oxidation state −3.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A binary compound of phosphorus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A combination of phosphorus with a single element: as, phosphide of iron or copper.
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