metaphosphoric acid

noun
meta·​phos·​pho·​ric acid | \ ˌme-tə-ˌfäs-ˈfȯr-ik- How to pronounce metaphosphoric acid (audio) , -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, in the meaning defined above

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“Metaphosphoric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metaphosphoric%20acid. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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metaphosphoric acid

noun
meta·​phos·​pho·​ric acid | \ ˌmet-ə-ˌfäs-ˌfȯr-ik-, -ˌfär-; -ˌfäs-f(ə-)rik- How to pronounce metaphosphoric acid (audio) \

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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