Phosphoric-acid



noun, Chemistry.
1.
any of three acids, , H 3 PO 4 , metaphosphoric acid, HPO 3 , or pyrophosphoric acid, H 4 P 2 O 7 , derived from phosphorus pentoxide, P 2 O 5 , and various amounts of water.
noun
1.
Also called orthophosphoric acid. a colourless solid tribasic acid used in the manufacture of fertilizers and soap. Formula: H3PO4 Systematic name phosphoric(V) acid
2.
any oxyacid of phosphorus produced by reaction between phosphorus pentoxide and water See also metaphosphoric acid, pyrophosphoric acid, hypophosphoric acid

phosphoric acid phos·phor·ic acid (fŏs-fôr’ĭk)
n.
A clear colorless liquid used in pharmaceuticals. Also called orthophosphoric acid.
phosphoric acid
(fŏs-fôr’ĭk)
A clear liquid, or a solid that forms colorless, rhombus-shaped crystals, that is used in fertilizers, detergents, food flavoring, and pharmaceuticals. Chemical formula: H3PO4.

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