metaphosphoric acid

noun meta·phos·pho·ric acid \ -ˌfäs-ˈfȯr-ik- , -ˈfär- ; -ˈfäs-f(ə-)rik- \

Definition of metaphosphoric acid

:a glassy solid acid HPO3 or (HPO3)n formed by heating orthophosphoric acid

First Known Use of metaphosphoric acid

1833


Medical Dictionary

metaphosphoric acid

noun meta·phos·pho·ric acid \ ˌmet-ə-ˌfäs-ˌfȯr-ik-, -ˌfär-; -ˌfäs-f(ə-)rik- \

medical Definition of metaphosphoric acid

:a glassy solid acid HPO3 or (HPO3)n formed by heating orthophosphoric acid but usually obtained in the form of salts

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