phosphate
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈfɒsfeɪt/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈfɑsfeɪt/
Noun

phosphate (plural phosphates)

  1. (chemistry) Any salt or ester of phosphoric acid.
  2. (US, regional, dated) A carbonated soft drink sweetened with fruit syrup and with some phosphoric acid.
Translations Verb

phosphate (phosphates, present participle phosphating; past and past participle phosphated)

  1. To treat or coat with a phosphate#noun|phosphate or with phosphoric acid
Translations
  • Italian: fosfatare



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