metaphosphate

noun
meta·​phos·​phate | \ ˌme-tə-ˈfäs-ˌfāt How to pronounce metaphosphate (audio) \

Definition of metaphosphate

: a salt or ester of a metaphosphoric acid

First Known Use of metaphosphate

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for metaphosphate

International Scientific Vocabulary

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about metaphosphate

Statistics for metaphosphate

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for metaphosphate

The first known use of metaphosphate was in 1833

See more words from the same year

Comments on metaphosphate

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to mark by some ceremony or observation

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Challenging Vocabulary Quiz Returns!

  • stylized drawing of woman pole vaulting across gap to get trophy
  • Which is a synonym of fuliginous?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

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!