phosphoric


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phos·phor·ic

 (fŏs-fôr′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or containing phosphorus, especially with valence 5 or a valence higher than that of a comparable phosphorous compound.
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phosphoric

(fɒsˈfɒrɪk)
adj
(Elements & Compounds) of or containing phosphorus in the pentavalent state
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phos•phor•ic

(fɒsˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-)

adj.
of or containing phosphorus, esp. in the pentavalent state.
[1775–85]
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Adj.1.phosphoric - containing or characteristic of phosphorus; "phosphoric acid"
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Translations

phosphoric

[fɒsˈfɒrɪk] ADJfosfórico
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phosphoric

adjphosphorig
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phosphoric

[fɒsˈfɒrɪk] adjfosforico/a
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"It is only a massing of phosphoric particles," cried one of the officers.
Wopsle with red worsted legs under a highly magnified phosphoric countenance and a shock of red curtain-fringe for his hair, engaged in the manufacture of thunderbolts in a mine, and displaying great cowardice when his gigantic master came home (very hoarse) to dinner.
However, the movement of the bass was accelerated, and, in proportion as it described a wider angle, Quasimodo's eye opened also more and more widely, phosphoric and flaming.
He hoped that imminent danger might be revealed to him, like those phosphoric lights of the tempest which show the sailors the altitude of the waves against which they have to struggle.
but, like a phosphoric light, they rise but to mislead.
The authors apparently decided to tell only one side of the fuel cell story and inaccurately concluded that so-called "high-temperature" stationary fuel cells were superior to other technologies, including phosphoric acid.
POLLUTION and salvage experts from Britain and France met yesterday to discuss the next move after a tanker carrying 10,000 tonnes of phosphoric acid sank in the English Channel.
It is understood that the chemical tanker was carrying phosphoric acid, which has sparked pollution fears.
The new method uses phosphoric acid and alcohol to efficiently extract organoarsenic compounds from contaminated soil.
The core component is a polypropylene resin containing a phosphoric ester-based flame retardant and a NOR type hindered amine-based stabilizer that has flame retardancy and odor.
Now experts at Tufts University have suggested that the phosphoric acid in cola drinks might be the culprit.