from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A clear colorless liquid, H3PO4, used in fertilizers, detergents, food flavoring, and pharmaceuticals.
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- n. A colourless liquid, H3PO4, used in the manufacture of fertilizers, detergents and pharmaceuticals and as an additive in cola drinks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a white crystalline substance, H3PO4, which is the most highly oxidized acid of phosphorus, and forms an important and extensive series of compounds, viz., the phosphates.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an acid used in fertilizers and soaps: H3PO4
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