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A salt, ester, or anion of metaphosphoric acid.


(Elements & Compounds) any salt of metaphosphoric acid


(ˌmɛt əˈfɒs feɪt)

a salt or ester of metaphosphoric acid.
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Sodium Trimetaphosphate, abbreviated as STTP is a metaphosphate of sodium.
Tenders are invited for Supply of aluminium metaphosphate etc.
The wet process adopted in traditional industrial production allows phosphorylating agents (orthophosphate, metaphosphate, phosphorus oxychloride, etc.,) to be added to the starch suspension or reacted in organic solvents.
Acet et al., "Elastic and nonlinear acoustic properties and thermal expansion of cerium metaphosphate glasses," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, vol.
Beuneu et al., "Effects of transition metal oxide doping on the structure of sodium metaphosphate glasses," Physica B: Condensed Matter, vol.
Later work on binary magnesium phosphate glass exhibit unusual trends in the relationship of their composition/ physical properties such as density and refractive index around the metaphosphate composition [7,12].
The copper polyphosphates with a molar ratio of Cu/P < 1 are much less numerous, for example, the metaphosphate [Cu.sub.2][P.sub.4][O.sub.12] and the ultraphosphate [Cu.sub.2][P.sub.8][O.sub.22] [4, 6-9].
"le protoplasme de metaphosphate de chaux", en Memorias de la Sociedad Cientifica "Antonio Alzate", 17 (1902), pp.
The procedure consisted of splitting each sample to obtain a representative sub-sample of 5 to 8 gm of sediment, dispersing the sample in sodium metaphosphate and mixing for 15 minutes, passing the wet sample through a sieve with 0.063 mm opening to separate the gravel and sand fractions from the silt and clay fractions, and analyzing the suspension that passed the 0.063 mm sieve using a SediGraph Analyzer (described in more detail by Duncan and LaHaie, 1979).
Oxidative bioactivation of methamidophos insecticide: synthesis of N-hydroxymethamidophos (a candidate metabolite) and its proposed alternative reactions involving N [vector] 0 rearrangement or fragmentation through a metaphosphate analogue.
Most of the peaks in diffraction patters correspond to [beta]-calcium orthophosphate (major phase) while the minor phase contains calcium orthophosphate primary along with small amount of calcium metaphosphate hydrate, respectively.
In an in situ study of mineralization-demineralization, Wefel et al reported that a dual-phase stannous fluoride/sodium hexa metaphosphate dentifrice produced anticaries activity that was as good as that of positive controls and concluded that the addition of sodium hexametaphosphate does not interfere with the normal activity of stannous fluoride.