superphosphate


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su·per·phos·phate

 (so͞o′pər-fŏs′fāt′)
n.
1. An acid phosphate.
2. A mixture of gypsum and monobasic calcium phosphate resulting from the action of sulfuric acid on phosphate rock, used as a fertilizer.

superphosphate

(ˌsuːpəˈfɒsfeɪt)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a mixture of the diacid calcium salt of orthophosphoric acid Ca(H2PO4)2 with calcium sulphate and small quantities of other phosphates: used as a fertilizer
2. (Elements & Compounds) a salt of phosphoric acid formed by incompletely replacing its acidic hydrogen atoms; acid phosphate; hydrogen phosphate

su•per•phos•phate

(ˌsu pərˈfɒs feɪt)

n.
1. a mixture of calcium acid phosphate and calcium sulfate, used chiefly as a fertilizer.
2. a mixture prepared with phosphoric acid and containing about 45 percent of soluble phosphates, used as a fertilizer.
[1790–1800]
Translations

superphosphate

[ˌsuːpəˈfɒsfeɪt] Nsuperfosfato m
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