Definition of Phosphate in English :

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Phosphate

see synonyms of phosphate

Noun

1. inorganic phosphate, orthophosphate, phosphate

a salt of phosphoric acid

2. phosphate

carbonated drink with fruit syrup and a little phosphoric acid

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Phosphate

see synonyms of phosphate
noun
1. 
any salt or ester of any phosphoric acid, esp a salt of orthophosphoric acid
2. (often plural)
any of several chemical fertilizers containing phosphorous compounds

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Phosphate

see synonyms of phosphate
noun
1. 
a. 
a salt of phosphoric acid containing the trivalent, negative radical PO4
b. 
an uncharged ester of this acid
2. 
any substance containing phosphates, used as a fertilizer
3.  US
a soft drink made with soda water, syrup, and, orig., a few drops of phosphoric acid

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Phosphate

see synonyms of phosphate
n.
1. A salt, ester, or anion of phosphoric acid, derived by removal or replacement of one, two, or especially all three of the hydrogens of phosphoric acid.
2. A fertilizer containing phosphorus compounds.
3. A soda fountain drink made by blending carbonated water with flavored syrup.

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