meta·​phos·​phate ˌme-tə-ˈfäs-ˌfāt How to pronounce metaphosphate (audio)
: a salt or ester of a metaphosphoric acid

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First Known Use

1833, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of metaphosphate was in 1833

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“Metaphosphate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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