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phos·pho·rous

 (fŏs′fər-əs, fŏs-fôr′əs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or containing phosphorus, especially with valence 3 or a valence lower than that of a comparable phosphoric compound.

phosphorous

(ˈfɒsfərəs)
adj
(Elements & Compounds) of or containing phosphorus in the trivalent state

phos•pho•rous

(ˈfɒs fər əs, fɒsˈfɔr əs, -ˈfoʊr-)

adj.
containing trivalent phosphorus.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.phosphorous - containing or characteristic of phosphorus; "phosphoric acid"
Translations

phosphorous

[ˈfɒsfərəs] ADJfosforoso

phosphorous

adjphosphorsauer
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ONTARIO Last June, Ontario, Ohio and Michigan entered into a new agreement to reduce the amount of phosphorous entering Lake Erie's western basin.
Those who failed to apply Nitrogen, Potash and Phosphorous fertilizers at the time of sowing should do so at the time of first water application.
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The new iPhone 6 will also feature a co-processor and it is given the code name Phosphorous.
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