polyphosphoric acid

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Definition of polyphosphoric acid

: any of a series of condensed phosphoric acids (as pyrophosphoric acid) containing more than one atom of phosphorus

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History and Etymology for polyphosphoric acid

polyphosphoric from poly- + phosphoric

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“Polyphosphoric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyphosphoric%20acid. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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