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  • n. phosphine, PH3
  • n. any of the higher hydrides of phosphorus having general formula PnHn+2

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A light white powder obtained by the interaction of ammonia and phosphorus pentachlorid. Its composition is somewhat doubtful, but is probably represented by the formula P3H3N6.


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