from The Century Dictionary.
- Noting an acid, H3PO4, produced by the interaction of phosphorus pentoxid or pentachlorid and water by boiling dilute nitric acid with phosphorus, or by treating the calcium phosphate of bone-earth with sulphuric acid.
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- adjective chemistry Describing the ordinary form of
phosphoric acidand its derivatives
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Write the equations for the preparation of the three sodium salts of orthophosphoric acid.
This acid is formed when orthophosphoric acid is heated above 400°:
On heating orthophosphoric acid to about 225° pyrophosphoric acid is formed in accordance with the following equation: