ammonium phosphate

ammonium phosphate
noun Date: 1880 a phosphate of ammonium; especially diammonium phosphate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ammonium phosphate — For other uses, see Ammonium phosphate (disambiguation). Ammonium phosphate[1] …   Wikipedia

  • ammonium phosphate — noun : a phosphate of ammonium made by reaction of ammonia and phosphoric acid: as a. : the white crystalline primary phosphate NH4H2PO4 or sometimes a commercial mixture of this with ammonium sulfate, used chiefly as a fertilizer and as a fire… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ammonium phosphate — ammo′nium phos′phate n. chem. a phosphate of ammonium, esp. N2H9PO4, used as a fertilizer and fire retardant • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • ammonium phosphate — Chem. 1. See monoammonium phosphate. 2. (loosely) diammonium phosphate. * * * …   Universalium

  • ammonium phosphate — [NF] the diammonium salt of phosphoric acid, (NH4)2HPO4, used as a buffering agent in pharmaceutical preparations. See also struvite …   Medical dictionary

  • diacid ammonium phosphate — amonio dihidrofosfatas statusas T sritis chemija formulė NH₄H₂PO₄ atitikmenys: angl. ammonium biphosphate; ammonium dihydrogen phosphate; ammonium dihydrophosphate; diacid ammonium phosphate rus. аммония дигидрофосфат; аммония первичный кислый… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • dibasic ammonium phosphate — noun see ammonium phosphate …   Useful english dictionary

  • monobasic ammonium phosphate — noun see ammonium phosphate …   Useful english dictionary

  • sodium ammonium phosphate — Chem. a colorless, odorless, crystalline, water soluble solid, NaNH4HPO4·4H2O, originally obtained from human urine: used as a blowpipe flux in testing metallic oxides. Also called microcosmic salt, salt of phosphorus. * * * …   Universalium

  • magnesium ammonium phosphate — struvite …   Medical dictionary

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