phosphate definition

  • noun:
    • A salt or ester of phosphoric acid.
    • A fertilizer containing phosphorus substances.
    • A soda fountain drink produced by mixing carbonated liquid with flavored syrup.
    • Any sodium or ester of phosphoric acid.
    • A carbonated non-alcoholic drink sweetened with good fresh fruit syrup with some phosphoric acid.
    • A salt of phosphoric acid.
    • A salt of phosphoric acid.
    • A name provided to different mineral deposits which consist mostly of calcium or metal and alumina phosphates, and are found in the make of commercial fertilizers.
    • a salt of phosphoric acid
    • carbonated beverage with fruit syrup and somewhat phosphoric acid
  • verb:
    • to deal with or coat with a phosphate or with phosphoric acid

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