Translation of phosphate in Spanish:

phosphate

Pronunciation: /ˈfɑːsfeɪt; ˈfɒsfeɪt/

n

  • 1.1 [Chem] fosfato (m)
    More example sentences
    • Several formulations are available, and all are based on fertilizers such as urea, ammonium nitrate, ammoniated phosphates, potassium sulfate, potassium nitrate.
    • Phosphoric acid and its phosphate derivatives are essential in human nutrition.
    • It occurs in all kinds of minerals, such as oxides, carbonates, nitrates, sulfates, and phosphates.
    1.2
    (phosphates pl)
    [Agr] fertilizantes (mpl) a base de fosfatos
    1.3 (drink) (AmE) gaseosa (f) (con sabor a frutas)

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