- Having to do with or containing the element phosphorus.
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Phosphoric — Phos*phor ic, a. [Cf. F. phosphorique.] 1. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to phosphorus; resembling, or containing, from us; specifically, designating those compounds in which phosphorus has a higher valence as contrasted with the phosphorous compounds … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
phosphoric — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to or containing phosphorus … English terms dictionary
phosphoric — [fäs fôr′ik] adj. [Fr phosphorique] of, like, or containing phosphorus, esp. pentavalent phosphorus … English World dictionary
phosphoric — adjective containing or characteristic of phosphorus phosphoric acid • Syn: ↑phosphorous • Pertains to noun: ↑phosphorus, ↑phosphorus (for: ↑phosphorous) … Useful english dictionary
phosphoric — adjective Date: 1784 of, relating to, or containing phosphorus especially with a valence higher than in phosphorous compounds … New Collegiate Dictionary
phosphoric — /fos fawr ik, for /, adj. Chem. of or containing phosphorus, esp. in the pentavalent state. [1775 85; PHOSPHOR + IC] * * * … Universalium
phosphoric — adjective a) Of or pertaining to phosphorus. b) Resembling phosphorus. Syn: phosphorous … Wiktionary
phosphoric — phos·pho·ric fäs fȯr ik, fär ; fäs f(ə )rik adj of, relating to, or containing phosphorus esp. with a valence higher than in phosphorous compounds … Medical dictionary
phosphoric — phosÂ·phorÂ·ic || fÉ‘s fÉ”rÉªk /fÉ’s fÉ’ adj. glowing, shining, luminescent; containing phosphorus (chemical element) … English contemporary dictionary
phosphoric — [fɒs fɒrɪk] adjective relating to or containing phosphorus. ↘Chemistry of phosphorus with a valency of five … English new terms dictionary
phosphoric — phos·phor·ic … English syllables