Definition of phosphorated in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfäsfəˌrādəd/


Combined or impregnated with phosphorus.
Example sentences
  • Phosphorated oil stored in half-filled bottles yields a yellow amorphous deposit.
  • Nineteen samples of various oils and oil blends, employed in the human diet, were analysed for the presence of phosphorated plasticizers and chloroparaffins.

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Syllabification: phos·pho·rat·ed

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