Definition of phosphorous acid in English:

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phosphorous acid

noun

Another term for phosphonic acid.
Example sentences
  • The fungicidal composition includes a phosphorus-containing compound such as phosphorous acid, a phosphite salt, and a phosphate salt or mixtures thereof.
  • Next on the list are so-called ‘soft’ chemicals like phosphorous acid and sulfur.
  • In its economic, financial, and trade relations, Morocco exports mainly phosphates, clothes, knitted goods, vegetable and fish canned food, phosphorous acid, vegetables, citrus fruit, plants, and flowers.

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Syllabification: phos·pho·rous ac·id

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