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  • adj. Alternative spelling of phosphureted.


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  • Out of the court, and a long way out of it, there is considerable excitement too, for men of science and philosophy come to look, and carriages set down doctors at the corner who arrive with the same intent, and there is more learned talk about inflammable gases and phosphuretted hydrogen than the court has ever imagined.

    Bleak House

  • Dilute acids, when they act on the substance, evolve phosphuretted hydrogen (PH_ {3}).

    A Text-book of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

  • _Air_, _heat_, and _moisture_ are the principal of these; they attack the dead organism, and gradually convert it into wholly different and inorganic compounds, such as water, carbonic acid, ammonia, phosphuretted hydrogen, and many others.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 460 Volume 18, New Series, October 23, 1852

  • Mixtures of oxygen and hydrogen, containing from 1/16th to 1/20th of sulphuretted hydrogen or phosphuretted hydrogen, seemed to show a little action at first, but were not further affected by the prepared plates, though in contact with them for seventy hours.

    Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1

  • "Processes in which the slag is smelted with charcoal, to reduce phosphates to phosphides, treated with acid, and the phosphuretted hydrogen burnt to phosphoric acid; and,

    Manures and the principles of manuring


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