diammonium phosphate

noun
di·am·mo·ni·um phosphate | \ˌdī-ə-ˈmō-nē-əm- \

Definition of diammonium phosphate 

: a white crystalline compound (NH4)2HPO4 used especially as a fertilizer and as a fire retardant

First Known Use of diammonium phosphate

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about diammonium phosphate

Share diammonium phosphate

Statistics for diammonium phosphate

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for diammonium phosphate

The first known use of diammonium phosphate was circa 1929

See more words from the same year

Comments on diammonium phosphate

What made you want to look up diammonium phosphate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

lying above or upon

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!