from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as phosphuret.
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Variant forms include: opake, opaque aëriform, aeriform (with and without dieresis) gasses, gases phosphoret, phosphuret (but always carburet)
You only throw a piece of phosphoret of lime into a glass of water, and bubbles of fire will immediately issue from it.