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hypophosphorous acid


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A clear, colorless or slightly yellow liquid, H3PO2, used as a reducing agent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A pale yellow liquid, H3PO2, used as a reducing agent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. , an acid, H3PO2, whose salts are produced by the action of barium hygrate on phosphorus. It may be obtained from its water solution, by exaporation and freezing, as a white crystalline substance. It is a powerful reducing agent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a clear or yellow monobasic acid (H3PO2)


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