Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: acide phosphorique 'phosphoric acid'

phosphate

noun
     
Related topics: Compounds
phos‧phate [uncountable and countable]
1HCC one of the various forms of a salt of phosphorus, often used in industry
2 [usually plural]TA a substance containing a phosphate used for making plants grow better

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