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- adj. ,(chemistry) treated, or reacted with phosphorus
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Impregnated, or combined, with phosphorus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Combined with phosphorus.
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Take up a little hydrochloric acid in a pipette and put a few drops of it into a very dilute solution of nitrate of mercury, and you will obtain rings of mercurial chloride that will, in their descent, take on the same whirling motion that characterizes the aureolas of phosphureted hydrogen.
The property of phosphoric acid of uniting with carburetted hydrogen to form carbonic acid and phosphureted hydrogen certainly is of fundamental importance, as phosphureted hydrogen readily ignites on coming into contact with oxygen.
A small quantity of phosphureted hydrogen also escapes.