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Definitions for phosphate
ˈfɒs feɪtphos·phate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. phosphate, orthophosphate, inorganic phosphate(noun)

    a salt of phosphoric acid

  2. phosphate(noun)

    carbonated drink with fruit syrup and a little phosphoric acid


  1. phosphate(Noun)

    Any salt or ester of phosphoric acid.

  2. phosphate(Noun)

    A carbonated soft drink sweetened with fruit syrup and with some phosphoric acid.

  3. phosphate(Verb)

    To treat or coat with a phosphate or with phosphoric acid

Webster Dictionary

  1. Phosphate(noun)

    a salt of phosphoric acid


  1. Phosphate

    A phosphate, an inorganic chemical, is a salt of phosphoric acid. In organic chemistry, a phosphate, or organophosphate, is an ester of phosphoric acid. Organic phosphates are important in biochemistry and biogeochemistry or ecology. Inorganic phosphates are mined to obtain phosphorus for use in agriculture and industry. At elevated temperatures in the solid state, phosphates can condense to form pyrophosphates.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phosphate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phosphate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of phosphate in a Sentence

  1. Energy Minister Slim Feriani:

    Tunisia is no longer on the global phosphate production radar.

  2. Jeff Wright:

    We've just found a way to make that a much faster process. Driving healthy calcium and phosphate minerals into your enamel, and through a natural process it will bind on and add to the enamel that's there.

  3. Micheal Austin:

    It is also the first electric vehicle with an entirely environmentally stable and inert battery chemistry, there are no heavy metals or caustic materials used in the manufacturing of the BYD iron-phosphate battery.

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