sodium tripolyphosphate

noun sodium tri·poly·phos·phate \ -ˌtrī-ˌpä-li-ˈfäs-ˌfāt \

Definition of sodium tripolyphosphate

: a crystalline salt Na5P3O10 that is used as a food additive and as a component in some detergents and is suspected of contributing to water pollution

First Known Use of sodium tripolyphosphate

1945


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