ammonium phosphate

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ammonium phosphate

n.
A phosphate of ammonium, especially (NH4)2HPO4, used as a fire retardant and in fertilizers.
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ammo′nium phos′phate


n.
a phosphate of ammonium, esp. N2H9PO4, used as a fertilizer and fire retardant.
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