trisodium phosphate
noun Date: 1923 a crystalline compound Na3PO4 that is used especially in cleaning compositions

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • trisodium phosphate — noun the tertiary phosphate of sodium used as a builder in soaps and detergents • Syn: ↑trisodium orthophosphate, ↑tribasic sodium phosphate • Hypernyms: ↑builder, ↑detergent builder * * * noun : so …   Useful english dictionary

  • trisodium phosphate — Chem. See sodium phosphate (def. 3). [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • trisodium orthophosphate — noun the tertiary phosphate of sodium used as a builder in soaps and detergents (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑trisodium phosphate, ↑tribasic sodium phosphate • Hypernyms: ↑builder, ↑detergent builder …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Phosphate — A form of phosphoric acid. Calcium phosphate makes bones and teeth hard. * * * 1. A salt or ester of phosphoric acid. For individual phosphates not listed here, see under the name of the base. 2. The trivalent ion, PO43−. bone p. SYN: tribasic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disodium phosphate — IUPAC name Sodium hydrogen phosphate …   Wikipedia

  • tribasic sodium phosphate — noun the tertiary phosphate of sodium used as a builder in soaps and detergents • Syn: ↑trisodium phosphate, ↑trisodium orthophosphate • Hypernyms: ↑builder, ↑detergent builder * * * noun see sodium phosphate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monosodium phosphate — Monosodium phosphate …   Wikipedia

  • sodium phosphate — Chem. 1. Also called monobasic sodium phosphate. a white, crystalline, slightly hygroscopic, water soluble powder, NaH2PO4, used chiefly in dyeing and in electroplating. 2. Also called dibasic sodium phosphate, disodium phosphate. a water soluble …   Universalium

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