Phosphorate
Phosphorate Phos"phor*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Phosphorated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Phosphorating}.] (Chem.) To impregnate, or combine, with phosphorus or its compounds; as, phosphorated oil. [1913 Webster]

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  • phosphorate — [fäs′fə rāt΄] vt. phosphorated, phosphorating [ PHOSPHOR(US) + ATE1] to combine or impregnate with phosphorus …   English World dictionary

  • phosphorate — /fos feuh rayt /, v.t., phosphorated, phosphorating. 1. Also, phosphorize. Chem. to combine or impregnate with phosphorus. 2. to cause to have phosphorescence. [1780 90; PHOSPHOR or PHOSPHOR + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • phosphorate — verb to combine or treat with phosphorus; to phosphorize …   Wiktionary

  • phosphorate — phos·pho·rate || fÉ‘sfÉ™reɪt / fÉ’s v. combine with phosphate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phosphorate — phos·pho·rate …   English syllables

  • phosphorate — /ˈfɒsfəreɪt/ (say fosfuhrayt) verb (t) (phosphorated, phosphorating) to combine or treat with phosphorus. –phosphorated, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • phosphorate — v.tr. combine or impregnate with phosphorus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phosphorated — Phosphorate Phos phor*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Phosphorated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Phosphorating}.] (Chem.) To impregnate, or combine, with phosphorus or its compounds; as, phosphorated oil. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phosphorating — Phosphorate Phos phor*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Phosphorated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Phosphorating}.] (Chem.) To impregnate, or combine, with phosphorus or its compounds; as, phosphorated oil. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phosphor- — combining form or phosphoro Etymology: New Latin phosphorus : phosphorus phosphorate : phosphoric acid …   Useful english dictionary

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