triphosphoric acid

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Noun1.triphosphoric acid - an acid that is a partial anhydride of three molecules of phosphoric acid; known chiefly in the form of its salts and esters
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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Thus, the reaction of esterification of cellulose by condensed polyphosphoric acids produces the derivatives of cellulose and pyro- and tripolyphosphoric acids: