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or·gan·o·phos·phate

 (ôr′gə-nō-fŏs′fāt, ôr-găn′ə-)
n.
Any of several organic compounds containing phosphate, some of which are used as fertilizers and pesticides.

or′gan·o·phos′phate adj.
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organophosphate

(ɔːˌɡænəʊˈfɒsfeɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a group of organic compounds containing phosphate groups and used as a pesticide
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or•ga•no•phos•phate

(ˌɔr gə noʊˈfɒs feɪt, ɔrˌgæn ə-)

n.
any of a variety of organic compounds that contain phosphorus and often have intense neurotoxic activity.
[1945–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.organophosphate - an insecticide that interferes with an insect's nervous system
chlorpyrifos - a common organophosphate insecticide
insect powder, insecticide - a chemical used to kill insects
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Translations

organophosphate

[ɔːˌgənəʊˈfɒsfeɪt] Norganofosfato m
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organophosphate

[ɔːrˌgænəʊˈfɒsfeɪt] norganophosphoré morgan transplant ngreffe f d'organe
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organophosphate

nOrganophosphat nt
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organophosphate

n organofosforado
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References in periodicals archive ?
increase for phosphate ester plasticizers; $0.05/lb.
Two phosphate ester surfactants have been announced by Dexter Chemical LLC.
An oligomeric phosphate ester FR designed for engineering thermoplastics, Fyroflex RDP has demonstrated effectiveness as a flow modifier in ABS, HIPS, and other high-performance engineering plastic applications.
Pentabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-60F Special, DE-61 and DE-62) and Fircmaster 642 (a proprietary halogenated phosphate ester) may be used as an additive system for flexible urethane foam.
Dexter Chemical recently launched two phosphate ester surfactants, Strodex LFK-70 and Strodex NB-20, for use in low-VOC industrial and trade sales paint and coatings.
Phosphate ester plastkizers for PVC function as flame retardants and can replace a portion of the primary plasticizer.
Product name/Attributes: Strodex NB-20 is a new concept in phosphate ester technology.
Pentabromodiphenyl oxide (DE-60F Special, DE-61 and DE-62) and Firemaster 642 (a proprietary haloge-nated phosphate ester) may be used as an additive system for flexible urethane foam.
This formulated phosphate ester has plasticizing properties, which add flexibility and elasticity without affecting the "leather" odor.