phosphoric acid

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phosphoric acid

n.
A clear colorless solid or syrupy liquid, H3PO4, used in fertilizers, detergents, food flavoring, and pharmaceuticals.

phosphoric acid

n
1. (Elements & Compounds) 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. (Elements & Compounds) any oxyacid of phosphorus produced by reaction between phosphorus pentoxide and water. See also metaphosphoric acid, pyrophosphoric acid, hypophosphoric acid

phosphor′ic ac′id


n.
any of three acids, orthophosphoric acid, H3PO4, metaphosphoric acid, HPO3, or pyrophosphoric acid, H4P2O7, derived from phosphorus pentoxide, P2O5, and various amounts of water.
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Noun1.phosphoric acid - an acid used in fertilizers and soaps: H3PO4
oxyacid, oxygen acid - any acid that contains oxygen
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acide phosphorique
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