Phosphorize



[fos-fuh-rahyz] /ˈfɒs fəˌraɪz/

verb (used with object), phosphorized, phosphorizing.
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    1. a combining form representing phosphorus, in compound words: phosphoroscope. phosphoro- or phosphor- pref.

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    phosphorolysis phos·pho·rol·y·sis (fŏs’fə-rŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. The splitting of a bond by the addition of phosphoric acid to a compound, analogous to hydrolysis.



  • Phosphoroscope

    [fos-fawr-uh-skohp, -for-] /fɒsˈfɔr əˌskoʊp, -ˈfɒr-/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring the duration of evanescent phosphorescence in different substances. /fɒsˈfɒrəˌskəʊp/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring the duration of phosphorescence after the source of radiation causing it has been removed

  • Phosphorous

    [fos-fer-uh s, fos-fawr-uh s, -fohr-] /ˈfɒs fər əs, fɒsˈfɔr əs, -ˈfoʊr-/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing trivalent . /ˈfɒsfərəs/ adjective 1. of or containing phosphorus in the trivalent state adj. 1777, “phosphorescent,” from phosphorus + -ous. The chemical sense (1794) is immediately from French phosphoreux. phosphorous phos·pho·rous (fŏs’fər-əs, fŏs-fôr’əs) adj. Of, relating to, or containing phosphorus, […]



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